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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
A married Police Constable sentenced for murder of two lovers out of jealousy

Pretoria - 23 April 2015

The IPID `s investigation into a double murder case of Ms Lindeni Sengwayo 24 years and her boyfriend Mr Alpheos Mike Magagule 33 years whom died at the hands of Police Constable Edwell Makhubela led to a successful conviction. A married 36 year old Constable Makhubele who is stationed at Graskop SAPS in Mpumalanga shot and killed two lovers with his service pistol out of jealousy. The incident took place on 29 December 2012 at Hazy view, Mpumalanga. [Read More]

SAPS Sergeant appears in court for attempted murder of his wife

Pretoria - 11 February 2015

A 38 year old SAPS Sergeant, based at Wolseley SAPS, in the Western Cape appeared in court on 10 February 2015 for the alleged attempted murder of his wife. The case is being investigated by the Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID) in terms of its mandate in line with the IPID Act 1 of 2011.
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Constable in court for alleged rape in cells - Heidedal - Free State

Pretoria - 18 December 2014

A 36 year old Constable appeared in court on 17 December 2014 for the alleged rape of a 26 year old woman in police cells at Heidedal SAPS.
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IPID apologises to Mr Paul O’Sullivan regarding Jackie Selebi investigation

Pretoria - 17 December 2014

In November 2006, the Independent Complaints Directorate (ICD), the predecessor to IPID, issued a statement and posted it on its website, which cast aspersions on the integrity of Mr Paul O’Sullivan about the allegations he had made against then SAPS National Commissioner, Jackie Selebi. [Read More]

Constable convicted for murder and other offences for Delmas shooting of EMPD Officer in Brakpan, Gauteng

Pretoria - 11 December 2014

Brakpan SAPS Constable Siviwe Ndyoki was today convicted by the Delmas High Court of murder, attempted murder, escaping from lawful custody and driving under the influence of liquor. The conviction follows an investigation by the Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID). [Read More]


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Minister of Police
Mr. Nkosinathi


Deputy Minister
Ms. Makhotso
Magdeline Sotyu


Acting Executive Director
Mr. Israel Kgamanyane