Daily Archives: June 24, 2020

Acts of mob justice are acts of criminality, Provincial Commissioner warns community

The Provincial Commissioner of the South African Police Service in Mpumalanga, Lieutenant General Mondli Zuma has strongly warned the community to refrain from committing acts of mob justice. The warning of General Zuma comes in the wake of an incident where a 33 year old man was brutally killed at Mahushu Trust in Masoyi, apparently by three people accusing him of stealing. The incident occurred on Tuesday, 23 June 2020 and three suspects have been arrested today in connection with the murder.

This act was reported to the police on the same day whereupon their arrival at the scene, they found the victim having been severely assaulted. The police then summoned medical personnel who on arrival, certified the victim dead as a result, the police opened a murder case hence the arrest of a 28 year old woman as well as two men, both aged 29.

Preliminary investigation has currently revealed that the victim was suspected by the trio to have stolen properties from their house. They then allegedly assaulted him until he died.

Lieutenant General Zuma has condemned this incident and called on members of the public to report criminal activities to the lawful authorities rather than taking the law into their own hands. “People who engage in mob justice should know that the law will definitely be after them. There is nobody who is above the law despite whatever grievances one might have, you cannot be law unto yourself. We encourage communities to join structures such as the Community Police Forums (CPF’s) and work together with their local Traditional Leadership with a clear mandate of addressing crime. We hope the arrest of the suspects will send a clear message to those who might engage in acts of mob justice that regardless of who they are, they will be locked up. Acts of mob justice are acts of criminally that’s all,” said General Zuma.

 

 

Source: South African Police Service

Abalone dealers stopped in their tracks

PRETORIA Two alleged abalone dealers are expected to appear in the Paarl Magistrate’s Court on this morning for contravening the Marine Living Resources Act. The pair aged 33 and 45, were apprehended near the N1 Hugenote tunnel on yesterday afternoon … read more

Smile Train Partners Resume Life-Saving Cleft Surgeries In Africa

NAIROBI, Kenya, June 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — As government restrictions slowly lift in Africa and communities begin to return to normalcy, global cleft charity Smile Train is working with their local partners in Africa to resume providing life-saving, free cleft surgeries. While the world is different due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Smile Train’s top priority […] read more

Les partenaires de Smile Train reprennent les opérations des fentes labio-palatines afin de sauver des vies en Afrique

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Ceridian Continues Global Momentum with Launch of Dayforce in Mauritius

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