Independent Police Investigative Directorate

McBride’s lawyer calls for rational decisions on contract

Robert McBride’s lawyer, Advocate Jac Marais, is urging Parliament’s Portfolio Committee on Police to make rational decisions when considering an extension on his client’s contract. McBride, the head of the Independent Police Investigative Directorate, has filed an urgent review application in the High Court in Pretoria to have his contract[…]

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Cops’ handling of Cape mom and toddler probed

A young mother and her two-year-old child were bundled into a police van, detained in a holding cell and released without charge this week. The police have launched an investigation of improper conduct into the actions of two officers, but the Booysen family say they are taking the matter to[…]

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McBride disciplinary hearing to hear stay application

Suspended Independent Police Investigative Directorate (Ipid) head Robert McBride is expected to make a formal application to his disciplinary hearing on Monday for the stay of proceedings pending a court challenge. His lawyer Jac Marais told News24 in May that the stay application was made to the chair of the[…]

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