South Africa President Appoints Inquiry Into Police Commissioner

South African National police commissioner Riah Phiyega.

South African National police commissioner Riah Phiyega.

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President Jacob Zuma named Judge Cornelis Johannes Claasen as chairman of a board of inquiry to investigate allegations of misconduct by National Commissioner of the South African Police Service Riah Phiyega.

The board also comprises Bernard Sakhile Khuzwayo and Anusha Rawjee as members, the Presidency said in an e-mailed statement Tuesday.

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