‘Cops told us to loot’

2015-01-25 15:01

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Foreign shop owners and those who took part in, or ­witnessed, the looting of those shops this week described how police actively stole goods and helped others raid the shops during the worst attacks on foreigners South ­Africa has seen in ­seven years.

While looting was continuing in Soweto on Thursday, Mothiba told a press conference that the situation was “under control”.

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