The Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID) boss Robert McBride,in other to keep his job he has taken his fight to court.
McBride has filed an urgent application in the High Court in Pretoria asking the court to declare Police Minister Bheki Cele’s decision not to renew his appointment as IPID Executive Director “unconstitutional, unlawful and invalid”.
McBride’s term at IPID comes to an end on February 28 this year.
In a curt letter last week dated January 24, Cele informed McBride that he had forwarded his decision not to renew McBride’s contract, to Parliament for consideration.
“This is a developing story. More to follow”.