Video of woman allegedly attacked by ANC supporters seems old – SAPS

2014-05-12 16:46

A video of a woman being attacked by people wearing ANC T-shirts might not be recent, the SA Police Service said.

“We have seen the video, it looks a bit old,” spokesperson Lieutenant-General Solomon Makgale told Sapa today.

“It does not seem to have happened recently.”

The two-minute video shows a woman in an orange T-shirt on the ground being kicked and pummelled with the back of an axe. Some of the people in the crowd are wearing ANC T-shirts.

The Star reported today that the video was posted by Adriana Stuijt, a journalist staying in the Netherlands.

Stuijt told the paper the attack took place on election day and that the woman was a Cope member. She was quoted as saying the attack took place in Gauteng, where violence was still continuing following the election.

“We still need to establish its authenticity because no one seems to know where it comes from,” Makgale said.

He appealed to anyone with information about the video to contact the police.

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