An anonymous video sent to Murray Williams on Twitter has gone viral, in the video, it shows Police using force against a young woman and pushing her in the back of the Police van.
“This reportedly took place around 07h45, Friday May 22, 2020.” says Murray Williams
The woman in the video appears to be wearing sports/jogging attire and also accompanied with a face mask, the woman was within the time frame to be out exercising as Murray Williams reported that the video was taken at 07h45.
RECEIVED from a member of public, who wishes to remain anonymous:— MURRAY WILLIAMS (@MurrayRSA) May 22, 2020
This reportedly took place around 07h45, Friday May 22, 2020.
Location: Melkbaai Road, Strand, east of Cape Town.@SAPoliceService formally requested to advise on the arrest and charges. To follow when received. pic.twitter.com/YYgXrqRM8Z
Murray has kept Twitter updated with the situation and revealed that the woman was innocent and the detective found no reason to charge her.
UPDATE 4:— MURRAY WILLIAMS (@MurrayRSA) May 22, 2020
OFFICE OF THE PROVINCIAL COMMISSIONER: WESTERN CAPE
22 May 2020
SAPS probes conduct of police captured on video
Cape Town: Western Cape Provincial Commissioner, Lt General Yolisa Matakata has ordered an investigation into the conduct of police officials pic.twitter.com/KFK0nlzkwz
UPDATE 5:— MURRAY WILLIAMS (@MurrayRSA) May 22, 2020
From Strand police station – where the woman forcibly arrested by police this morning, has now been:
Detectives could find no reason to charge her. pic.twitter.com/Zrykxn4qr7