Pretoria - President Jacob Zuma
has appointed Justice Willie Seriti
to head a commission of inquiry into SA's controversial arms deal.
Seriti is a member of the Supreme Court of Appeal.
The commission has a two-year mandate.
Other members are Justice Willem van der Merwe, deputy judge president of the North Gauteng High Court and Justice Francis Legodi, judge of the North Gauteng High Court.
Zuma caused a stir when he announced the investigation into the multi-billion dollar arms procurement package, which has been repeatedly dogged by controversy.