SA police 'foiled terrorist plot'
South Africa’s police chief has said his officers revealed a plot linked to al-Qaeda to disrupt April’s elections. National Police Commissioner Jackie Selebi said a number of people from outside South Africa had been arrested on 9 April, five days before the poll. He told parliament’s security and safety committee that those detained had had “evil intentions” against South Africa – though he gave few details. Mr Selebi said the police operation had led to arrests in Jordan and Syria. Full Story