Helen Suzman Foundation

D-Day for McBride’s future at IPID

On Thursday the matter of the contract of Robert McBride, executive director of the Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID), will come to a head: The portfolio committee on police will finalise its report on whether McBride’s contract should be renewed, after which the Gauteng High Court in Pretoria will hear[…]

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Judgment reserved in Dramat leave to appeal

Judgment in an application for leave to appeal the High Court in Pretoria’s decision to overturn Hawks boss Anwa Dramat’s suspension was reserved on Monday. Judge Bill Prinsloo said he would attempt to give judgment as soon as he could and added that all parties would be informed. William Mokhari, for[…]

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Dramat can’t return to work

Hawks boss Anwa Dramat cannot return to work on Monday now that Police Minister Nkosinathi Nhleko has filed to appeal a court’s decision to overturn his suspension, the ministry said on Sunday. “Because we have filed the appeal papers the status quo remains… he is still suspended,” police ministry spokesman[…]

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HSF heads to court over Dramat suspension

The High Court in Pretoria is expected on Thursday to hear representations seeking an order for the suspension of Hawks boss Anwa Dramat to be declared invalid. The Helen Suzman Foundation was expected to make representations and said it believed that Police Minister Nathi Nhleko acted unlawfully when he suspended[…]

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