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Po­lice min­is­ter Nathi Nh­leko has been rightly slammed for his de­ci­sion to ap­peal a rul­ing by the North Gaut­eng High Court which found that the ap­point­ment of lieu­tenant gen­eral Bern­ing Ntle­meza as head of the Hawks in 2015 was un­law­ful. The judges ruled that there was “di­rect ev­i­dence that ma­jor gen­eral [his ti­tle at the time of his ap­point­ment] Ntle­meza lacks the req­ui­site hon­esty, in­tegrity and con­sci­en­tious­ness to oc­cupy the po­si­tion of any public of­fice, not to men­tion an of­fice as […] im­por­tant as that of the national head of the [Hawks], where in­de­pen­dence, hon­esty and in­tegrity are para­mount qual­i­ties”, re­ported.

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