(Screenshot from video footage)
A video of two South African Police Service (SAPS) members beating up an unarmed man went viral on social media over the weekend, the incident is said to have taken place in Fish Hoek, Cape Town (Western Cape Province) the matter is under investigation.
On the video uploaded by the South African daily news page, today, Monday, 15 August 2022 two South African Police Service (SAPS) members can be seen assaulting an unarmed man who was pinned onto the ground, one officer was strangling him while the other officer was beating him with a baton.
The lady who was recording the video pleaded with them to stop but they continued assaulting him and roughing him up, the police officers displayed arrogance and lack of sympathy circumstances leading up to the assault are unknown.
The Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID) has confirmed that further investigation will be conducted on this matter, should the officers be found guilty they should be offered the appropriate punishment.
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