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Police must show restraint during protests – Sanco

JOHANNESBURG – The South African National Civic Organisation (Sanco) has called on police to exercise restraint during community protests. This follows the deaths of two Mpumalanga teenagers who were reportedly shot by a police officer during a march protesting against alleged corruption in the Lekwa local municipality, Sanco national spokesman Jabu Mahlangu said. “Loss of […]

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Parliament to probe allegations of police interference in IPID work

PARLIAMENT – Acting police chief Khomotso Phahalane and police watchdog head Robert McBride are to be summoned to Parliament next week to respond to claims of interference in investigations against police officers. In a statement released on Wednesday, police portfolio committee chairman Francois Beukman expressed concern over reports that members of the SA Police Service […]

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Calm restored in Vuwani – Police

JOHANNESBURG, May 8 – Calm has been restored in Vuwani, Limpopo, after violence broke out when angry residents smashed vehicles in retaliation to President Jacob Zuma’s decision not to address them on the demarcation of the area. Police spokesman Motlafela Mojapelo said four people were arrested and charged with public violence on Sunday after six […]