A Killing in the Winelands

Viewfinder's first documentary film revisits the murder of Letsekang Thokoane, a young shopkeeper, by police during the farm worker strike in De Doorns in 2013. Why were the killers not held accountable? From the scene of the murder in Elubisi township a paper trail leads us to the Independent Police Investigative Directorate's head office in Pretoria to ask this question.

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Cele appears to misinterpret Criminal Procedure Act. It does not allow @SAPoliceService to use discretionary force when effecting an arrest. ONLY if such arrest cannot be effected w/o use of force.

Cele says that @SAPoliceService members are well versed in their responsibility not to use excessive force. David Bruce's brilliant article in @dailymaverick today and the catalogue of our reporting demonstrates why he is wrong. https://viewfinder.org.za

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