Police Minister Bheki Cele announces Lieutenant-General Mawela as the new Gauteng Provincial Commissioner.
Police minister, Bheki Cele announced on 6 February the appointment of Lieutenant-General Elias Mawela as the new Gauteng Provincial Commissioner in Gauteng.
The appointment of Mawela comes after the previous commissioner, General Deliwe Delange went on pension last year. The minister expressed confidence in Mawela and believed he would use his experience to fight crime. Gauteng Premier, David Makhura, also welcomed Mawela and said described him as a crime fighter.