Articles containing the tag ‘brutality
By Oliver Ngwenya On Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014

Minister of Police Nhleko to Clean Up Police Image

New police minister, Nkosinathi Nhleko is certainly behaving like a new broom, at least in as far as what he says is concerned. According to the minister, the police force will be a new organisation come the en... Read more »
By Fredrick Nwabufo On Friday, November 29th, 2013

About Life’s Tragedies

One thing about impartial, dead reality is that ubiquitous tragedies – feared guests you hate to have at your table – imperiously find their uncheerful, rugged routes to your life anyway. Tragedies ... Read more »
By Ntokozo Sindane On Thursday, August 15th, 2013

SAPS Currently Employs 1 448 Criminals

On Wednesday, more gasps, sighs and exclamations were heard in parliament than on any other day in quite a while. If social networks are anything to go by, then the public shared pretty much the same reaction w... Read more »
By Ntokozo Sindane On Friday, May 10th, 2013

Policewoman Caught on Tape Performing Sexual Act in Parking Lot

The SAPS has been in the news a lot lately and it has not all been good news. In the past few months, the media has been kept particularly active by police officers behaving in a manner that is unbecoming of th... Read more »
By Ntokozo Sindane On Thursday, March 21st, 2013

Another Man Dragged By Police Vehicle

South Africans are faced with the reality that at any time that one is in the custody of the police; one could end up either in hospital or worse, at the mortuary. Yet another senseless incident of police bruta... Read more »
By Ntokozo Sindane On Friday, March 1st, 2013

Man Dies After Horrific Assault by Police

Cases of police brutality have always been common in South Africa but it appears that lately there has been a wave of particularly brazen incidents. The words ‘shoot to kill’ were supposed to instil... Read more »