National Police Commissioner Khehla Sitole Steps Down After “Mutual Agreement” With Ramaphosa

National Police Commissioner Khehla Sitole will step down from his top job at the end of March after a “mutual agreement” with President Cyril Ramaphosa to terminate his contract.

In a statement, the Presidency said Ramaphosa and Sitole have agreed that the early termination of the Commissioner’s contract is in the best interests of the country.

Ramaphosa said: “I am grateful to General Sitole for the constructive discussions we have had over the termination of his position as National Commissioner. I wish to convey my appreciation to General Sitole for his service to the nation over many years in the SAPS. I wish him the best in his future endeavours.”

The Presidency said an announcement on Sithole’s replacement will be made soon.

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