Video surfaces showing JMPD officers ‘assaulting’ a motorist
The video shows the motorist arguing with three JMPD officers outside the Mall of Africa in Midrand.
JOHANNESBURG - A Johannesburg motorist has shared a video of the alleged ill-treatment of a driver, claiming she watched Johannesburg Metropolitan Police Department (JMPD) officers assault him for not having licence plates.
The video, doing the rounds on social media, shows the motorist arguing with three JMPD officers outside the Mall of Africa in Midrand.
The person taking the video claims she watched the officers push the man to the floor and kick him for not having any number plates.
He then claims the officer stole his car, when the officer moves the car down the road threatening to take it to the police station.
"You are stealing my car, that's theft and you can't steal my car because my number plates were stolen. I got the new number plates in the car."
But the JMPD's Edna Mamonyane says no action can be taken against officers until the motorists comes forward to testify about the ill-treatment.
"The JMPD takes seriously issues of people who come and report our officers of any wrongdoing."
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