Thursday, August 27, 2015

Popcru welcomes conviction of Eight police officers killed Macia

Loyiso Langeni
27 August 2015

The Police and Prisons Civil Rights Union has welcomed the decision handed down by the North Gauteng High Court on the eight police officers found guilty for the murder of Mozambican National Mido Macia.

Macia was found dead in a holding cell at the Daveyton police station on the East Rand after being dragged behind a police van in February 2013.

Popcru Spokesperson Richard Mamabolo said they condemn any form police brutality.

“We would to urge the public not to necessary judge the police on the basis of this case. Majority of our police officers still remain committed to fighting crime and corruption and ensuring our communities are safer” Mamabolo added. 

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