Limpopo cops face disciplinary action

2013-06-04 21:29


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Polokwane - Five Limpopo police officers accused of beating to death a Nigerian man will face internal disciplinary action soon, police said on Tuesday.

"The process will kick-start very soon," Brigadier Hangwani Mulaudzi said.

One of the policemen, Clement Tsotsane, was denied bail by the Polokwane Magistrate's Court on Tuesday. He would bring a formal bail application with the other police officers on Wednesday.

They are accused of assaulting Onyechiabi Iwuaka while he was visiting a friend last Sunday. His friend escaped the assault. Iwuaka died on the way to the Polokwane police station.

The Independent Police Investigative Directorate said the police officers went to the house during an investigating into a case of armed robbery in Mokopane.

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