Ipid investigates after CT man dies in police custody
The man was arrested in Rondebosch at the weekend on suspicion of trying to sell a stolen cellphone.
CAPE TOWN - The Independent Police Investigative Directorate (Ipid) is investigating the death of a man at Rondebosch police station.
The man was arrested in the area on suspicion of trying to sell a stolen cellphone at the weekend.
Ipid's Moses Dlamini says: “The police were allegedly called and then they chained the man. When they took him out at the police station he had allegedly passed away. Ipid is investigating a death in police custody.”
Dlamini adds the cause of death is unknown and will form part of the investigation.
(Edited by Shimoney Regter)