Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane released a scathing report last week on the Independent Police Investigative Directorate (Ipid).

Mkhwebane accuses the watch dog body -- which probes allegations of crime and corruption in the South African Police Service (Saps) -- and its former head Robert McBride of “improperly” hiring a cell phone expert to analyse alleged death threats sent to himself and investigators...

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