Imizamo Yethu community calls on SAHRC to probe cops’ conduct in protests
A man died during violent protests in Imizamo Yethu.
A man died during violent protests.
Protesters went on the rampage, bringing the community to a standstill.
Many locals are angry at the slow pace of developing the area following a destructive fire in March that left thousands of people destitute.
Four people were arrested for public violence.
Community leader Ziyanda Phandle said: “We call on the South African Human Rights Commission to investigate the manner in which the police conducted themselves.”
WATCH: Protesting Imizamo Yethu residents clash with police