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I can’t wait to tell July unrest hearing the real story, says KZN top cop

Police commissioner to hit back at accusations that he failed to cooperate with army when it was deployed in province

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Lt-Gen Nhlanhla Mkhwanazi can’t wait until Tuesday to sing like a canary.

The KZN police commissioner who came in for a drubbing last week at the SA Human Rights Commission told Sunday Times Daily he planned to tell the “real” story to the investigative hearing into the July unrest that claimed more than 300 lives.

On Monday, former defence minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula painted a picture of Mkhwanazi frustrating the efforts of the SA National Defence Force (SANDF) when it was deployed to KZN to support the SA Police Services after they failed to control riots, leading to death, devastation and widespread looting...

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