Brian Sokutu and Eric Naki
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19 Nov 2021
7:00 am

Cele and Sitole ‘beef’ continues ahead of Interpol summit

Brian Sokutu and Eric Naki

A security expert has warned that it would be inappropriate for Police Minister Bheki Cele to represent Saps at the gathering.

Police Minister Bheki Cele and National Police Commissioner Khehla Sitole. Picture: Tiro Ramatlhatse

While the SA Police Service (Saps) and the minister of police on Thursday confirmed embattled national police commissioner General Khehla Sitole would next week be part of the SA delegation to the three-day Interpol summit in Turkey, a security expert has warned that it would be inappropriate for Police Minister Bheki Cele to represent Saps at the gathering. Saps national spokesperson Brigadier Vish Naidoo confirmed Sitole would be attending the summit and brushed off reports that the national police commissioner was suspended from his job. “He has been invited and is not suspended. Issues raised about him being suspended should...