Police ‘rough up’ Pietermaritzburg officer at roadblock

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Steven van Heerden

A trip to a Pietermaritzburg mall ended in a traumatic experience for a Mountain Rise police officer and his family.

They were returning from a local mall when they were pulled over at a roadblock in Imbali Unit 2 after the Slangspruit Bridge on Friday evening.

Sergeant ST Madlala could only confirm that he was “roughed up” by police at a roadblock, but declined to comment on the matter, referring The Witness to the provincial police media desk as he had opened a case with them.

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