13 September 2013
The Minister of Police Nathi
Mthethwa said he has noted certain media reports around the vacancy rate at the
Independent Police Investigative Directorate and subsequent reports that these
have not been filled.
Ministerial Spokesperson Zweli Mnisi
said pending the filling of all vacancies at IPID the institution continues to
be effective and its primary role of policing the police has not been
Mnisi said Minister Mthethwa has
emphasized that the importance of filling the posts at the IPID are crucial
however the Ministry also wants to ensure that relevant people are hired.
Mnisi added that the IPID division
is very important so highly skilled people are needed as well as the Head of
the IPID interviews were held last week and the appointment will be made in due
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