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A number of other things happened in the years directly after former police commissioner's Jackie Selebi's removal from the post in early 2008. Xenophobic violence broke out in various parts of the country, the elite crime-fighting unit the Scorpions was disbanded, the country hosted the Confederations and ...

But it was widely believed that Pikoli was axed because his office planned to arrest then-police boss, Jackie Selebi, on serious corruption allegations. A year later, Pikoli was fired by Mbeki's presidential successor, Kgalema Motlanthe. Pikoli has a long and admirable career in law and serves as a member ...
The Jackie Selebi saga is still fresh in our memories. When calls were mounting for Selebi to be fired as national police commissioner because of his association with the criminal underworld, then-president Thabo Mbeki protected him and assured the country he knew what he was doing. He even charmed ...
“It is a shame that the downfall of the recent national commissioners of the SAPS comes from corruption. Incidents like these demoralise functional members on the ground.” The previous police generals, the late Jackie Selebi, Bheki Cele and Riah Phiyega all vacated the office under a cloud of controversy.
The Irish-born South African forensic investigator, who played a not insignificant role in the conviction of former police chief Jackie Selebi, appears to possess a singular focus and energy that feeds off itself. And the more one of his targets pushes back or retaliates, the more determined O'Sullivan becomes, ...
EDINBURGH — Paul O'Sullivan is a forensic investigator who has fought tirelessly with the most dangerous people in South Africa's criminal underbelly. He sunk his teeth into former police chief Jackie Selebi and then notorious crime gang boss Radovan Krejcir. Both were put behind bars; Selebi died in ...
Johannesburg – Former police commissioner and convicted fraudster Jackie Selebi died with little more than R1 300 in his bank accounts, the Sunday Times reported. According to his will, date stamped February this year, Selebi had R66 in Sanlam shares, R536 in a Nedbank Greenbacks account and ...
The former National Police Commissioner died on Friday, which means all the weekend newspapers had prominent coverage of his death and chequered legacy, including his spectacular fall from grace. It was a great irony for someone who resented the media hounding him, grumbling to his comrades ...
Jacob Sello Selebi was born on March 7, 1950, in Soweto, a former black township that is now part of Johannesburg. He earned a bachelor's degree from the University of the North, an institution for nonwhite students near Pietersburg. (It is now part of the University of Limpopo.) Detained at least twice for ...


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