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Meet the new Acting Police Commissioner LT-Gen Mothiba

President Jacob Zuma has appointed Lieutenant-General Mothiba as the Acting National Commissioner of the South African Police Service (SAPS), with immediate effect following the end of term for Lieutenant-General Khomotso Phahlane in office as the Acting National Police Commissioner.

Phahlane has been suspended in his position as divisional commissioner by the new Police Minister Fikile Mbalula over misconduct.

The President has thanked Lt-Gen Phahlane for the leadership of the Police during his acting tenure.

Lt-General Mothiba is currently the SAPS Divisional Head of the Management Intervention Unit.

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