Mondli Makhanya | Cut the clemency claptrap

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Members of the police and other law enforcement agencies confiscate a fridge and other items that were stolen during the looting spree in Alexandra last week. Photo: Tebogo Letsie/City Press
Members of the police and other law enforcement agencies confiscate a fridge and other items that were stolen during the looting spree in Alexandra last week. Photo: Tebogo Letsie/City Press

MONDLI MAKHANYA

Both the ranting Twitter mobs and the do-gooders in the NGO world have been hard at work, trying to paint the looters as victims of a heavy-handed and heartless security state, and that the uniformed guys who are enforcing the law are the bad ones here.

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