City of Cape Town takes action against police officers who attacked a disabled man in a wheelchair

20th November 2020

A disturbing video surfaced on social media from the Intlungu yaseMatyotyombeni Movement's march to the mayor's office to raise concerns about their living conditions and access to basic services.

In the video, a Cape Town Metro Police officer is seen dumping a disabled man out of his wheelchair and leaving him on the ground.

Cape Town Safety and Security Executive Director, Richard Bosman, confirmed that the officers involved were suspended with immediate effect.

According to Bosman, the man had gone to the police station to inquire about his friends in the protest group who were arrested earlier.

Attatched is a video of the incident posted by Daily Voice SA rporter Velani Ludidi on Twitter:

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