7 July 2021
On 1 April 2020, Ishmael Gama was reportedly tortured and killed by police officers in Lenasia, south of Johannesburg. More than a year after his death, and months after the police watchdog implicated eight officers in murder, police management has not acted. But, this is not an unusual scenario.
A new Viewfinder analysis of police brutality case data suggests that police management in Gauteng has entirely stopped disciplining officers implicated in killings and brutality in the province.
Read the full story: Gauteng police have killed hundreds, but SAPS leaves brutal cops unchecked