PHASE 3 OF THE KHAYELITSHA COMMISSION OF INQUIRY – MOMENTOUS OCCASION AS FINAL ORAL ARGUMENTS WILL BE HEARD TOMORROW

When: Thursday 29 May, 9h00 – 17h00 Where: Lookout Hill, corner Spine and Mew Way Road, Khayelitsha Final oral arguments for the Commission of Inquiry will be heard this Thursday, 29 May 2014 at Lookout Hill, Khayelitsha. The Commission will then compile a written report containing the findings of the Commission pertaining to the investigation,…

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DAY 4, PHASE 2 OF THE KHAYELITSHA COMMISSION OF INQUIRY – COMMISSION COULD HAVE “NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL IMPLICATIONS”

Today the Commission of Inquiry heard further expert evidence and recommendations. Ms Ntutu Mtwana from Violence Prevention through Urban Upgrading (VPUU) in Khayelitsha, stressed the need for the police to reach out to all sectors of the Khayelitsha community. She believes that the trust in the SAPS can be rebuilt and sustained provided that the…

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DAY 3, PHASE 2 OF THE KHAYELITSHA COMMISSION OF INQUIRY – “BAD ORCHARDS”, NOT JUST A FEW “BAD APPLES”

Today saw a number of witnesses appear before the Commission of Inquiry to provide further expert evidence and recommendations. Dr Lisa Grobler who recently published a book on police corruption and criminality, stressed the need to re-introduce professionalism at station level. She noted that the biggest problem faced when it came to combatting police corruption…

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