Former police commissioner in the Western Cape, Lennit Max has accepted a post as advisor to Police Minister Bheki Cele.
Max held a media briefing on Monday to give details of his new job at the Minister's office.
EWN reporter Craig-Lee Smith says that Max said that fighting crime is part of his DNA and that's the reason he took up this post.
He says that he wants to tackle crime and bring down the murder rate on a national level..— Craig-Lee Smith, EWN reporter
Max is a member of the Western Cape legislature and a member of the Democratic Alliance. He says that he hasn't resigned as a member and has no intention of resigning from the DA, although he has already resigned as member of the provincial legislature.
He says hasn't met with the DA as yet and I asked him what if the party institute a disciplinary action against you for defying the party...— Craig-Lee Smith, EWN reporter
He told members of the media that he is open to any disciplinary process and if the DA wants to recall him they can do so.— Craig-Lee Smith, EWN reporter
To hear the rest of the report by Craig-Lee Smith, Listen below: