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The aim of the Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID) is to ensure independent oversight over the South African Police Service (SAPS) and the Municipal Police Services (MPS), and to conduct independent and impartial investigations of identified criminal offences allegedly committed by members of the SAPS and the MPS, and make appropriate recommendations.

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 Latest News
Two Policemen to appear in court for January killing of Mothutlung protesters

Pretoria - 23 October 2014

Two Warrant Officers, aged 44 and 43 years old, will appear at the Brits Magistrates Court on 24 October 2014 for the alleged shooting and killing 3 protesters in Mothutlung, North West in January 2014. The suspects were based at the Klipgat Satellite Police Station, attached to the Rustenburg Public Order Policing Unit. [Read More]

IPID Conducted Phiyega Investigation Independently and Without Fear or Favour

Pretoria - 16 September 2014

The Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID) has noted in media reports, some speculation about the outcome of the NPAs decision not to prosecute the National Commissioner of the SAPS, General Riah Phiyega.
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SAPS Sergeant to Appear in Court for the Shooting of a 15 Year old Teenager in Rhelela, Limpopo

Pretoria - 04 September 2014

A police sergeant attached to the SAPS Tzaneen Dog Unit will appear before the Bolobedu Magistrates Court tomorrow in relation to the shooting and death on 26 January 2014 of a 15 year old teenager, Tshepo Baloyi from Rhelela in Limpopo. The shooting incident occurred at the time when the local community were engaged in a protest action sparked by the suspected ritual killing of a young female in the area.
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Mpumalanga Police Constable sentenced to 15 years imprisonment for the murder - Pilgrims Rest Cas 06/03/2013

Pretoria - 04 September 2014

An Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID) investigation has led to the conviction and sentencing on Wednesday, 27 August 2014 of a police constable, Richwell Request Nyakane on charges of murder and abandonment of a child. The Nelspruit High Court convicted and sentenced the policeman to 15 years imprisonment for the murder of his former lover who was also the mother of his child.
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Free State Police Constables convicted for assault common Bultfontein CAS 36/02/2014

Pretoria - 06 August 2014

A 32 year old police constable, Petrus Zwane from Bultfontein SAPS in the Free State was convicted and sentenced for assaulting Mr April Manase (25) at Phahameng Satellite Police Station. The assault happened inside the police station premises on 02 February 2014.
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Minister of Police
Mr. Nkosinathi


Deputy Minister
Ms. Makhotso
Magdeline Sotyu


Executive Director
Mr Robert McBride