14 August 2019 - NW243
Lotriet, Prof A to ask the Minister of Police
(1) With reference to his reply to question 3778 on 15 January 2019, what (a) is the name of the officer commonly called Gold Tooth, (b) where is he currently stationed and (c) what promotions has the specified officer received since the Carte Blanche expose; (2) what (a) specific action was taken against Constable Mapatlare and (b) is Constable Mapatlare's responsibilities at the Ekurhuleni North Cluster offices?
(1)(a) The name of the police officer, who is commonly referred to as Gold Tooth, is Constable OM Mapatlare.
(1)(b) He is currently stationed at the Ekurhuleni North Cluster.
(1)(c) He was not promoted, since the Carte Blanche expose.
(2)(a) A departmental case was opened against Constable Mapatlare and was withdrawn, due to the fact that the complainant had immigrated to the United Kingdom.
(2)(b) Constable Mapatlare is working at the Operational Command Centre, performing crime prevention duties.
Reply to question 243 recommended
NATIONAL COMISSIONER: SOUTH AFRICAN POLICE SERVICE
KJ SITOLE (SOEG)
Reply to question 243 approved
GENERAL BH CELE (MP)
MINISTER OF POLICE