South African Civil Groups Welcome Police Unit Chief's Retirement
Berning Ntlemeza's contentious appointment as head of the Hawks police unit was ruled invalid by the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria, a decision that pleased the Helen Suzman Foundation and Freedom Under Law who challenged his assignment to the position. The civil groups hope his retirement will bring his appointment saga to a close.
News24Wire, 20 September 2017
Former Hawks boss Berning Ntlemeza's retirement would hopefully put his appointment saga to a close, the Helen Suzman Foundation and Freedom Under Law said on Wednesday. Read more »
VW Golf GTI used by the Hawks police unit (file photo).
South Africa: Search On for New Police Unit Chief
SAnews.gov.za, 19 September 2017
Police Minister Fikile Mbalula says he will embark on a process to fill the permanent vacancy at the head of Hawks. Read more »
South Africa: Former Hawks Head Ntlemeza Retires
News24Wire, 19 September 2017
Former Hawks boss Berning Ntlemeza has retired, it was announced on Tuesday. Read more »
Former chief of the Hawks police unit Berning Ntlemeza, who has been accused of having gone "rogue" after he reported for duty despite being replaced by Lieutenant-General Yolisa ... Read more »
Former Hawks boss Berning Ntlemeza has reported for duty at the police unit's headquarters in Pretoria, his lawyer Comfort Ngidi confirmed, despite Police Minister Fikile Mbalula ... Read more »