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Soweto station commander under fire for making xenophobic remarks about a Zimbabwean bereaved woman

A Soweto station commandant has experienced harsh criticism for offering foolish xenophobic expressions after a Zimbabwean mother had gone to open a case.

The Zimbabwean mother, Revai Mashiri, had gone to the police headquarters after her girl was run over by a police van in a quick in and out mishap.


She and local area individuals then, at that point, gave pursue and they saw the bakkie crashing into the station.


One of the local area pioneers, Theo Mabe, said they were met with a cool heart when they plunged on the police headquarters.

"They concealed the driver inside the station and they would not open a case saying we had scared the driver. Whether or not the lady is an illegal immigrant, a police van ran over her child and that cop should be captured. That is what we needed," he said.


Maba added that the station authority blamed the local area for safeguarding outsiders who didn't have a place in SA.


The station commandant was reached for input however hung up the telephone when he was gotten some information about the occurrence and his supposed xenophobic remarks.


IPID has as of now expressed that they are examining the episode.


source: https://www.sowetanlive.co.za/news/south-africa/2022-01-18-police-killed-my-girl like-a-canine mother needs equity for-her-late-little girl/

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