UPDATE: Dramat, Sibiya cleared

* Editor's note: This article is updated each time new information becomes available.

PRETORIA - The state has dropped charges against former Hawks head Anwa Dramat and Gauteng Hawks head Shadrack Sibiya in the Zimbabwe rendtition matter.

The charges against top cop Lesley Maluleke however remain.

The case resumed in the Pretoria magistrate's court on Monday.

Dramat, Sibiya and Maluleke were accused of unlawfully handing over Zimbabwean fugitives to police from that country in 2010.

READ: Shadrack Sibiya guilty of involvement in Zim rendition case

Some of the suspects later died.

Police watchdog the IPID investigated the matter and its final report cleared Dramat and Sibiya of wrongdoing.

The state is expected to inform the court whether or not it will continue the prosecution.


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