This was revealed by the Gauteng MEC for Community Safety, Faith Mazibuko, in a written reply to the DA’s questions tabled in the Gauteng Provincial Legislature (GPL).
According to Mazibuko, the following cases have been opened against Gauteng SAPS members in the last five years from the 2016/2017 financial year to the 2020/2021 financial year:
• 117 cases of common assault and assault with intention to cause grievous bodily harm.
• 16 deaths in police custody.
• 10 death cases as a…