People, sit up and think

2017-02-16 06:01

THE article “Suspect shot, later dies” by Precious Gumede refers. Reading this article made me realise why police do not want to go out on call to protect us and our properties anymore, and I really don’t blame them.

If I read correctly, it seems that the policeman who helped catch one of the suspects is now being investigated for murder.

If this is so, are these thieves allowed to enter innocent people’s property, steal what they want and get away with it? Then on top of it all, they are offered VIP treatment on taxpayers’ money. What is this country coming to? Goodness me, the suspect does the harm to the innocent then becomes the victim.

No wonder there is a vibrant trade of second-hand goods and the police usually are always caught in the middle. The suspects, like the students on TV, stir the trouble and when the police come in to take control they become the bad boys. I cannot believe this. The police must use force when suspects become uncontrollable otherwise how are they to take the upper hand of the situation by talking nicely.

Please man, the people of this country need to sit up and think.


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