Plot thickens in McBride, Phiyega battle

Suspended Ipid head Robert McBride has recommended that National Police Commissioner Riah Phiyega be investigated for corruption and racketeering.

702's Xolani Gwala spoke to SAPS spokesperson Lieutenant General Solomon Makgale and Gareth Newham, the head of the Crime and Justice Project at the Institute for Security Studies about the allegations against the police chief.

Listen to the conversation below:

In a letter to Police Minister Nathi Nhleko, McBride accused Phiyega of enabling a corrupt environment to thrive because of her failure to act against KwaZulu-Natal provincial commissioner Mamonye Ngobeni, who is allegedly involved in a corrupt relationship with politically-connected businessman Thoshan Panday.

Listen to the conversation below:

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