Police union: Report paints gloomy picture of fight against domestic abuse

Nearly 150 officers were identified as alleged perpetrators of domestic violence between April and September 2021. Mpho Kwinika from police union, IPUSA spoke with eNCA's Gareth Edwards. Courtesy of #DStv403

JOHANNESBURG - Police union Ipusa said there are no surprises in the SAPS biannual report.

It paints a gloomy picture of the fight against domestic violence.

Nearly 150 officers were identified as alleged perpetrators between April and September 2021.

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It said 73 others were victims of the crime.

Mpho Kwinika, Ipusa president said: "South African Police Services reflect the South African community itself.

"SA is a very violent country we have seen the crimes that are showing us very clearly, the result as to how crimes are committed in this country. People are continuing to do premeditated acts without fear or favour."

Kwinika said more transparency is needed around these issues.

Source
eNCA

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