SA Human Rights Commission welcomes investigation

The South African Human Rights Commission has welcomed the investigation by the police watchdog in to the death of a Somalian taxi driver:


The death of a Mozambican taxi driver in custody after being dragged behind police van in Daveyton is very shocking and should be condemned.


SAHRC would like to emphasize that death or assault of anyone in custody of police cannot be tolerated under any circumstances.


SAHRC supports and welcomes the investigation by the IPID. We urge the IPID to move with necessary speed to bring perpetrators to book.


SA 'police drag' suspensions

All the officers involved in the incident in which a South African taxi driver was dragged through a street by a police van and allegedly beaten in custody have been suspended.