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A JUDGE has instructed a lawyer representing Police Commissioner Gari Baki to appear in court to explain why Baki had ordered an inquiry into the National Fraud and Anti-Corruption Directorate.
Justice Colin Makail told lawyer Nicholas Tame to appear in court on Wednesday to explain why the inquiry was established.
Makail told Tame that the terms of reference in the commissioner’s inquiry related to matters already before the court.
Makail said the last thing he wanted was for different authorities to resolve the same issues.
Baki ordered the inquiry into the affairs of the directorate after he had considered a Supreme Court decision in 2014 relating to the powers, functions, duties and responsibilities of the police commissioner to establish the inquiry.
Assistant Commissioner for Police (Operations) David Manning will conduct the inquiry, which includes the Special Police Investigations Team. The Internal Investigations Unit of the Internal Affairs Directorate will help in the inquiry.
The inquiry will ascertain:
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