Ntlemeza’s work his­tory

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Mthandazo Ntlemeza was ap­pointed act­ing head of the Hawks in Septem­ber 2015 by then po­lice min­is­ter Nathi Nh­leko.

He had been act­ing in the po­si­tion since De­cem­ber 2014, fol­low­ing the sus­pen­sion and sub­se­quent res­ig­na­tion of Anwa Dra­mat.

He is a ca­reer po­lice­man who joined the ser­vice in 1981 in the then Transkei.

He stud­ied and com­pleted a bach­e­lor’s de­gree in po­lice sci­ence at the Univer­sity of Transkei (now Wal­ter Sisulu Univer­sity) in 1989.

He then com­pleted a B Juris de­gree at the same univer­sity in 1996.

He is cur­rently study­ing to­wards an LLB de­gree with the Univer­sity of SA.

He served as a com­man­der for the de­tec­tives branch in Alexandra in Gaut­eng and as its act­ing sta­tion com­man­der be­tween 1996 and 1998.

In 1998 he was ap­pointed to the po­si­tion of area com­man­der for de­tec­tive ser­vices in north­ern Gaut­eng, a po­si­tion which he oc­cu­pied for two years un­til he was pro­moted to pro­vin­cial com­man­der gen­eral for in­ves­ti­ga­tions in Gaut­eng and the Eastern Cape.

He also served as a deputy pro­vin­cial com­mis­sioner for the Eastern Cape and Lim­popo in var­i­ous roles and re­spon­si­bil­i­ties, in­clud­ing in the de­tec­tives sec­tion, crime de­tec­tion ser­vices, polic­ing and crime in­tel­li­gence for more than 11 years.

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