The brutal death of Mthokozisi Ntumba – at this stage, still allegedly – at the hands of the South African Police Service (Saps) last week, has brought the issue of police brutality in South Africa to an ugly head. Sadly, not for the first time, and in all likelihood, not for the last. Ntumba was leaving his doctor’s rooms last Wednesday when, it appears, he became caught in the crossfire of a clash between police and protesting students. Widely circulated footage of the incident paints the former in a damning light, at least preliminarily, and shows the police firing rubber…

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