Deputy National Police Commissioner Mgwenya Fired

News South Africa

Tebogo Msimanga |

The National Commissioner of the South African Police Service, General Khehla John Sitole has fired  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.

Spokesperson for the National Commissioner Brigadier Vishnu Naidoo said following due processes, the National Commissioner initially suspended Bonang Mgwenya on 15 October 2020 during which time a departmental investigation was conducted.

Naidoo said Mgwenya was subsequently charged, found guilty and dismissed on Thursday, 12 November 2020.

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