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Cabinet recommends McBride to head Ipid

Cabinet has recommended that Robert McBride be appointed head of the Independent Police Investigative Directorate. Photo: Bongiwe Mchunu

Cabinet has recommended that Robert McBride be appointed head of the Independent Police Investigative Directorate. Photo: Bongiwe Mchunu

Published Nov 12, 2013

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Johannesburg - Cabinet has recommended that former Ekurhuleni metro police chief Robert McBride be appointed head of the Independent Police Investigative Directorate (Ipid).

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“We believe Mr McBride's appointment as head of Ipid will help this important institution to achieve [its]... mandate,” Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa said in a statement

Mthethwa said Cabinet decided to recommend McBride as Ipid executive director at a meeting on Wednesday.

“In terms of Section 6(2) of the Independent Police Investigative Directorate Act, 2011 (Act 1 of 2011) the relevant portfolio committee of Parliament must now consider the recommendation before the appointment can be confirmed,” Mthethwa said.

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“Ipid has been headed by an acting executive director for almost a year and the stability of this important institution is crucial.” - Sapa

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