A forty-three seconds video, which was shared on social media, where four Tshwane Metro Police Division (TMPD) officers are seen throwing a person over a low brick wall, at what seems to be a residential house, after which he is seen being slapped before being loaded into their car, has sparked an investigation.
As soon as within the car, the person is heard screaming. In a press release on Thursday, TMPD confirmed that the car and the officers seen within the video are from their division. TMPD has launched an investigation right into the events of the video.
“The Tshwane Metro Police Division is conducting an inside investigations relating to the video. Nonetheless, no criticism has been formally lodged in relation to the video. We request the one who appears to be assaulted on the video to come forward, for acquiring extra data that can help with the investigation,” stated TMPD spokesperson Senior Superintendent Isaac Mahamba.
Mahamba additionally requested members of the general public, who might have details about the video, to contact TMPD anonymously on 083 657 2998. #ladi_jaja?