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Top cops forced to retract statement of support for Phiyega

South Africa’s provincial police commissioners have come under fire for strongly supporting National Commissioner Riah Phiyega. The nine commissioners who threw their weight behind Phiyega where questioned on the motive for such a statement in Parliament, and told to apologize.

The show of support came after the Farlam Commission of Inquiry's recommendation that the National Commissioner face an inquiry into her fitness to hold office. Listen to Xolani Gwala unpacking this issue with EWN reporter Rahima Essop...


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