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Phiyega enabled corruption to flourish - McBride

EWN has learnt that IPID head Robert McBride recommended that Police Commissioner Riah Phiyega be suspended and investigated for charges of racketeering and defeating the ends of justice. This relates to her alleged failure to act against senior police officers implicated in corruption.

In a letter to Police Minister Nathi Nhleko and obtained by EWN, McBride accuses Phiyega of enabling a corrupt environment to thrive because of her failure to act against KwaZulu-Natal provincial police commissioner Mamonye Ngobeni.

Cape Talk/ 702's Stephen Grootes spoke to ISS Senior Researcher, Gareth Newham, who gave an analysis of the matter.

Listen to the conversation below:

Allegations against Phiyega

702's John Robbie also spoke to EWN reporter Barry Bateman earlier. He also spoke to Phiyega's spokesperson, Lieutenant General Solomon Makgale.

Listen to the conversation below:


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