The signing of the Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID) Amendment Bill into law is just one step towards securing the independence of the Directorate. This is according to the Council for the Advancement of the South African Constitution (CASAC).
Members of another family in the Northern Cape have allegedly been assaulted by law enforcement officials.
The South African National Editors’ Forum says it is seeking an urgent meeting with National Police Commissioner, Khehla Sithole, as well as management of police watchdog the Independent Police Investigative Directorate and Metro Police in Cape Town over the alleged attack of journalist Paul Nthoba.
The South African National Editors Forum (Sanef) has expressed shock at an incident where Ficksburg journalist was allegedly assaulted by members of the public order police.
Parliament wants the Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID) to provide comprehensive data analysis and statistics in relation to various investigations it has conducted during the COVID-19 lockdown period.