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Police union urges President Zuma to broaden Phiyega inquiry

The South African Police Union (Sapu) has called for the expansion of the terms of reference in inquiry into Riah Phiyega's fitness to hold office.

Sapu president, Mpho Kwinika said the union suggested the terms of reference be extended to include allegations of mismanagement and misconduct.

There are many other matters that fall outside of the scope of the Farlam commission recommendations. If we only focus on the issues of Marikana, then we leave a lot of other concerns unheard.

Mpho Kwinika, President South African Police Union

Listen to the full conversation from The Midday Report with Stephen Grootes:

The inquiry into the suspended national police commissioner is the result of the Farlam commission and the union want her to be investigated for behaviour beyond the events of the Marikana massacre.

Kwinika said the union wants the notice issued by President Zuma to be amended to include "any other evidence that may prove the fitness or otherwise of the national commissioner."


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