Police Minister Bheki Cele has defended to a committee of Parliament why it took more than a year to find a suitable candidate as the head of the Independent Police Investigative Directorate, (IPID).
Police officers, including a retired Lieutenant-General have been arrested on multiple charges including fraud, corruption, theft and money laundering.
Members of another family in the Northern Cape have allegedly been assaulted by law enforcement officials.
The Independent Police Investigative Directorate (Ipid) has confirmed that 10 deaths have occurred due to police action, during national lockdown operations due to COVID-19.
Parliament wants the Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID) to provide comprehensive data analysis and statistics in relation to various investigations it has conducted during the COVID-19 lockdown period.