DA launches WhatsApp line to report SANDF, police violations

The Democratic Alliance has launched a dedicated WhatsApp number and email where members of the public can report acts of assault, abuse or bribery by law enforcement officers. #Day7OfLockdown #COVID19SouthAfrica

JOHANNESBURG - The Democratic Alliance launched a dedicated Whatsapp number and email line for members of the public to report members of law enforcement and the SANDF for misconduct.

The opposition party said the public can report acts of assault, abuse or bribery by law enforcement to 067 977 9324 or [email protected]

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They said they would advise citizens on their legal rights and lodge complaints about abuse to the relevant authorities.

"The WhatsApp number and email will be monitored by a task team of DA MPs that form part of the security and justice clusters in Parliament.

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"They are experts in their fields and will be able to provide expert advice to the public," interim leader John Steenhuisen said.

The DA urged South Africans to adhere to the regulations of the national 21-day lockdown and said those who do not comply should face the consequences within the law.

- Coronavirus Hotline Number: 0800 029 999 from 8am to 4pm, Monday to Friday

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The NICD has another Clinician Hotline to improve #COVID19 communication and support for healthcare providers. The Clinician Hotline is 0800 11 1131, operating 24 hrs. The Public Hotline is 0800 029 999 also operating 24hrs.

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