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Western Cape detective head Jeremy Vearey fired

A disciplinary meeting found him guilty of misconduct relating to Facebook posts he made between December 2020 and February 2021.
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Western Cape Head of Detectives, Major General, Jeremy Vearey has been fired.

This after he was found guilty of misconduct for social media posts allegedly directed at National Police Commissioner, General Khehla Sitole.

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Vearey allegedly brought SAPS into disrepute by posting images and messages on Facebook aimed at degrading Sitole’s leadership.

Lieutenant-General Liziwe Ntshinga who chaired a disciplinary tribunal into his conduct recommended that Vearey be dismissed.

According to the Daily Maverick, Sitole signed off on the recommendation on Friday.

A typed section of it said: “By the virtue of the power vested in me, in terms of… the South African Police Service Discipline Regulations, 2016, I General Khehla John Sitole hereby confirm the following.”

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This was followed by handwriting saying “Dismissal confirmed” and Sitole’s signature.

The Police and Prisons Civil Rights Union is apparently dealing with the matter on Vearey’s behalf and it has been referred to the Safety and Security Sectoral Bargaining Council.


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