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Jackie Selebi dies at 64; South Africa police chief convicted of corruption
Jackie Selebi dies at 64; South Africa police chief convicted of corruption

Jackie Selebi, South Africa's ex-police chief and a former president of Interpol who was sentenced to 15 years in prison after his conviction on corruption charges, has died. He was 64. Selebi died Friday in a Pretoria hospital after being in an induced coma for more than two weeks, according to family friend Schabir Shaik. Media reports said Selebi had diabetes and kidney failure. High Court Judge Meyer Joffe found Selebi guilty in July 2010 of taking bribes from convicted drug trafficker Glenn Agliotti. Selebi collapsed and was hospitalized when the Supreme Court of Appeals upheld the decision in December 2011. After being taken into custody, he continued to receive treatment in a...

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