19 May 2014
The Independent Police Investigative
Directorate said it is concerned by some disturbing occurrences which include
murder and destruction of property during the wage strikes in the Platinum
IPID’s Moses Dlamini said while the right
to strike is enshrined in our Constitution, such expression should be done
within the framework of the law.
Dlamini said as the IPID we will watch the
situation closely and we do not wish to see any infringement of anybody’s
rights by any party.
Dlamini emphasised that police should not
be put in a position where they have to act against individuals who break the
law and then cry foul afterwards.
“As the IPID we remain committed to
conducting independent and impartial investigation in line with our legislation
mandate” Dlamini added.
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