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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Report – Evidence at Khayelitsha Police Commission of Inquiry, 30 March 2014

Please find attached a three-page report issued jointly by the Social Justice Coalition, the Treatment Action Campaign, Ndifuna Ukwazi, Equal Education and the Triangle Project. The report draws on some of the testimonies that have been heard at the Commission over the past week. Today and tomorrow the Commissioners will hear evidence from the two highest-ranking SAPS officials…

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