Asked by Anonymous on 05-12-2022 08:09:56
Question posted in the General Law category relating to KwaZulu-Natal
I want advice on a matter concerning a fatal accident that killed my niece, which innvolves neglignently driven police vehicle. The accident hallened in august 2021, where a stationary vehicle was hit by a police vehecle killing amongst the victims my niece. Implecated police fled the scene on foot leaving the vehicle behind which was later collected by unknown police officers. The case was then reported to Plessislaer police station, since that day ther has been no corrrespondance with the detective in charge. I then contacted public protector to find solution, they said we should talk to the station commander, which we did and we were told that suspects were from another Police station (Mountain Rise) and the case has been to court and the magistrate reverted the case to IPID
My concerns are
How can a case case preceedings happen without complainants knowlede, let alone notifying them of who the suspects are Why is it taking long since we are dealing with murder/culpable homicide
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