Opera News

Opera News App

U-Turn: SAPS Alex Allegedly Issued A Wrong Statement With Regard To The Shot Child

Shonisani_Cliff
By Shonisani_Cliff | self meida writer
Published 15 days ago - 0 views

After the news broke from Alexandra that there was a shootout between the cops and the car thieves who were tracked down by the use of car tracking company, a young child was caught and shot where the first reports suggested that the victim was a six year old boy, and the statement released indicates that the child was a five year old and was allegedly hit by a speeding vehicle.


According to Alex Reporter, the captain of the station Captain Mavela Mason twisted the story when he released the statement where he said a 6-year old girl was hit by a speeding hijacked vehicle.

"Our journos who were on the ground, established that it was, in fact, a 5-year old boy, Gontse Mathebula, who was hit by a stray bullet, allegedly shot by the police. Alex Reporter understands that maybe the police don't want to be responsible for the stray bullet," the publication reports.


As it stands, the captain could not be reached for further comments on the matter.


Source: https://www.facebook.com/100478998443657/posts/207111327780423/

Content created and supplied by: Shonisani_Cliff (via Opera News )

Opera News is a free to use platform and the views and opinions expressed herein are solely those of the author and do not represent, reflect or express the views of Opera News. Any/all written content and images displayed are provided by the blogger/author, appear herein as submitted by the blogger/author and are unedited by Opera News. Opera News does not consent to nor does it condone the posting of any content that violates the rights (including the copyrights) of any third party, nor content that may malign, inter alia, any religion, ethnic group, organization, gender, company, or individual. Opera News furthermore does not condone the use of our platform for the purposes encouraging/endorsing hate speech, violation of human rights and/or utterances of a defamatory nature. If the content contained herein violates any of your rights, including those of copyright, and/or violates any the above mentioned factors, you are requested to immediately notify us using via the following email address operanews-external(at)opera.com and/or report the article using the available reporting functionality built into our Platform

YOU MAY LIKE

Have You Seen Mangcobo From Uzalo Without A Weave She's Beautiful, See Her Latest Pictures

12 minutes ago

33 🔥

Have You Seen Mangcobo From Uzalo Without A Weave She's Beautiful, See Her Latest Pictures

Mamelodi Sundowns Have Finalised Their preparations For CAF Champions League.

51 minutes ago

9 🔥

Mamelodi Sundowns Have Finalised Their preparations For CAF Champions League.

20 Ways To Care For Your Afro Textured Hair

2 hours ago

6 🔥

20 Ways To Care For Your Afro Textured Hair

Pilchard Curry Buns

3 hours ago

1 🔥

Pilchard Curry Buns

The Nigeria Cricket Federation (NCF) has entreated budding cricket gamers

4 hours ago

5 🔥

The Nigeria Cricket Federation (NCF) has entreated budding cricket gamers

Baxter: It’s no secret that I have always been an admirer of Cole.

4 hours ago

534 🔥

Baxter: It’s no secret that I have always been an admirer of Cole.

Cheesy Potato Bake Buns

5 hours ago

6 🔥

Cheesy Potato Bake Buns

She Married A Disabled Person But A Big Surprise Awaited Her At The Wedding

5 hours ago

5937 🔥

She Married A Disabled Person But A Big Surprise Awaited Her At The Wedding

Bushiri loyalist Mabunda lives to fight another day at Sundowns

7 hours ago

364 🔥

Bushiri loyalist Mabunda lives to fight another day at Sundowns

Chocolate Rice Doughnut Bites

8 hours ago

8 🔥

Chocolate Rice Doughnut Bites

COMMENTS