Police brutality remains a problem in SA

Lusanda Bill
29 September 2011

Police brutality still dominates the complaints that members of public bring to the Independent Complaints Directorate.

The ICD’s Francois Beukman revealed that in the year to March, 70-percent of the complaints related to assault and attempted murder.

The stats were released at the National Press Club in Pretoria.

Beukman also revealed that complaints of rape brought against police officers had almost doubled, with a 92-percent increase compared to the previous review.


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