Ms D Kohler-Barnard (DA) to ask the Minister of Police:
(1)Whether the former SA Police Service (SAPS) Divisional Commissioner of Legal Services (name furnished) was facing any charges prior to her suspension; if so, what was the nature of the charges;
(2)whether any (a) disciplinary hearings or (b)(i) internal or (ii) external proceedings were carried out against her as a result of these charges; if not, why not;
(3)whether she was eventually dismissed from the SAPS; if so, for what reason?
(11) Yes, she faced charges in an internal disciplinary hearing. The nature of the charges was based on alleged contraventions of the South African Police Service Discipline Regulations.
(2) (a) and (b)(i) – Yes, an internal disciplinary hearing was conducted, but she terminated her service before the disciplinary hearing was finalized.
(b)(ii) – No external proceedings were carried out, as the matter was dealt with internally.
(4)No, she was not dismissed from the South African Police Service, but she terminated her Service on 30 November 2010.
(5)Reply to question 1401 approved by the Minister