I received this from my Noel and it is a sobering reminder….
ANOTHER PERSON HAS DIED AT THE HANDS OF BRUTAL COPS!
THAT’S 17 DEAD (3 UNCONFIRMED)
We know George Floyd’s name. He’s American.
Why don’t we know these names? They are our own.
1. 27 March 2020. Case 339/03/2020
Petrus Miggels (56) Ravensmead, CT WP
Beaten with hammer, tasered, beaten, left to die at home.
2. 29 March 2020. Case 486/03/2020
Sibusiso Amos (40) Vosloorus, Ekurhuleni GP.
Cops claim he was in house. Family say he was on verandah. Four children “severely injured” in shooting, says IPID.
2 ARRESTS (EMPD, private security officer later released)
3. 30 March 2020. Case 148/03/2020
UNNAMED MALE Modde Rivier, NC.
Shot after stabbing officer.
4. 1 April 2020. Case 08/04/2020
UNNAMED MALE Lenasia GP.
Arrested and assaulted with others. DIED IN POLICE DETENTION.
5. 2 April 2020. Case 97/04/2020
Adane Emmanuel (Ethiopian) Dakota settlement, Isipingo, KZN.
Assaulted by police
6. 10 April 2020. Case ???
Collins Khosa (40) Alexandra, GP
Severely assaulted, left to die.
SANDF exonerates soldiers. NO ARRESTS
Court subsequently orders suspension of soldiers, new code of conduct.
7. 14 April 2020. Case 145/04/2020
Ntando Sigasa (24) .Mndeni (Naledi?) Soweto GP
Beaten by police, taken to clinic, where he died.
8. 16 April 2020. Case 40/04/2020
UNNAMED MALE Groblershoop NC.
Arrested, ran into shack. Shots fired.
COP ON SPECIAL LEAVE.
9. 21 April 2020. Case 311/04/2020
UNNAMED 7-YR CHILD Lichtenberg NW.
Shot by police fire during a protest.
10. 22 April 2020. Case 121/04/2020
UNNAMED MALE Samora Machel CT.
Shot by police during food truck looting incident.
11. 26 April 2020. Case 40/4/2020
UNKNOWN PERSON Welbekend GP.
X-Trail vehicle stopped. Passenger pointed firearm. Shot dead. Dagga & bullet-proof vests found in vehicle.
12. 2 May 2020. Case 516/04/2020
UNNAMED PERSON Folweni KZN.
Died after cop assault while walking home. Died at hospital.
13. UNNAMED PERSON in GaRangkuwa
Somali national. Beaten by police, suffered major head injuries, and was operated on on 25 May. Died 1 June.
14. 2 June 2020. Case ???
Elma Robyn Montsumi, Mowbray, CT.
DIED IN POLICE DETENTION.
15. UNNAMED PERSON Langa CT.
Shot after threatening police with knife.
16. UNNAMED PERSON in Limpopo
Ipid spokesperson Sontaga Seisa said two deaths that occurred in police custody took place in Limpopo.
DIED IN POLICE DETENTION.
17. UNNAMED PERSON in Limpopo
Ipid spokesperson Sontaga Seisa said two deaths that occurred in police custody took place in Limpopo
DIED IN POLICE DETENTION. NO ARRESTS.
18. WHO IS NEXT??????
230 000+ PEOPLE ARRESTED FOR “LOCKDOWN OFFENCES”.
IPID told Parliament there were 376 assaults, police corruption and other police misdemeanours. IPID HAS NOT COMPLETED A SINGLE INVESTIGATION.
IPID is also investigating a complaint of rape after a woman was locked in her house by her police officer husband between 8 and 28 March, and repeatedly raped. This took place in Saldanha Bay, Western Cape.
Lawyers for Human Rights has established a hotline (+27 66 076 8845) for rights abuses, including reports of brutality by the police and military.
#RememberMarikana #RememberJune16 #RememberSharpeville