McBride vs Cele: Ipid’s probe into a probe fans the flames

22 February 2019 - 06:16 By Jeff Wicks
Police minister Bheki Cele. File photo.
Police minister Bheki Cele. File photo.
Image: Esa Alexander

Elements within the police’s elite political killings task team now find themselves in the crosshairs of the Independent Police Investigative Directorate (Ipid) after a regional ANC chairperson in KwaZulu-Natal accused unit members of trying to pin a murder on him.

Police minister Bheki Cele has also been drawn into the probe, with allegations that his crack team of investigators has been co-opted to settle political scores.

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