Criminal charges: Sitole dismisses Deputy National Commissioner

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Criminal charges: Sitole dismisses Deputy National Commissioner
Criminal charges: Sitole dismisses Deputy National Commissioner

The National Commissioner of the South African Police Service, General Khehla John Sitole has dismissed Deputy National Commissioner Bonang Mgwenya following damning allegations of her alleged involvement in crimes.

The Deputy National Commissioner appeared briefly in the Palm Ridge Magistrate’s Court on Monday, 12 October 2020 after she was arrested by the Investigating Directorate on criminal charges relating to corruption, fraud, theft and money laundering.

Following due processes, the National Commissioner initially suspended Bonang Mgwenya on 15 October 2020 during which time a departmental investigation was conducted.

Mgwenya was subsequently charged, found guilty and summarily dismissed on 12 November 2020.

The National Commissioner remains resolute in his efforts to clean the SAPS of any form of wrongdoing by members of all ranks.

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