Eyewitness reports from the scene indicate police gave no warning before opening fire. The independent police investigative directorate has been probing what happened and now four officers will have to answer – they will be in court on Wednesday and face charges of murder, attempted murder and defeating the ends of justice. #eNCA Courtesy #DStv403
JOHANNESBURG - Four police officers have been arrested in connection with the death of Mthokozisi Ntumba.
#BREAKING: IPID ARRESTS 4 POLICE OFFICERS IN CONNECTION WITH MTHOKOZISI NTUMBA’S DEATH:— NadineTheron (@NadineTheron) March 15, 2021
The four officers will appear at the Johannesburg Magistrate Court on 17 March 2021 and they are facing chargers of murder, 3 X attempted murder and defeating the end of justice. @eNCA
Ntumba was shot with rubber bullets at close range by police during Wits student protests last week.
The Independent Police Investigative Directorate says the four officers will appear at the Johannesburg Magistrates' Court on Wednesday.
They are facing charges of murder, attempted murder and defeating the end of justice.