AN AFRICAN ALIBABA OF CORRUPTION: Seven S. African police arrested for reselling illegal goods

  Johannesburg, South Africa VIJAY SHAH via News24/Daily Maverick   Seven police officers in the South African city of Johannesburg have been arrested after they were found to be seizing goods from illegal traders, and then profiting from reselling the … Continue reading AN AFRICAN ALIBABA OF CORRUPTION: Seven S. African police arrested for reselling illegal goods

CHARLOTTE HIGH SCHOOL FIGHT: Clash between American schoolchildren; officer caught on camera as police intervene

  Charlotte, UNITED STATES VIJAY SHAH via News Locker, Mirror Online and WSOCTV British newspaper The Daily Mirror reports today on a shocking video of students fighting at a high school in Charlotte, North Carolina, USA. The ‘brutal’ and ‘savage’ brawl led to the arrest of a 15-year-old pupil as well as the discovery of a set of brass knuckles by the school’s policing team after the fight took place, putting the school on lockdown. https://twitter.com/newslock_uknews/status/668027396210208768 The video footage shows the fight being broken up by a school police officer at Harding University High School in Charlotte, North Carolina. The officer is … Continue reading CHARLOTTE HIGH SCHOOL FIGHT: Clash between American schoolchildren; officer caught on camera as police intervene

POLICEMAN ABDOOL: Mauritian police officer recalls vicious assault

A police officer on the Indian Ocean island of Mauritius has recounted a vicious attack launched upon him by local youths while on duty near the Gare du Nord area of Port Louis on February 11th, an eyewitness video of which was widely shared on social media and saw the apprehension of three of the attackers last week. Constable Sameer Abdool, who was on traffic duty at the Trou-Fanfaron police post in the Mauritian capital, recalls how he noticed a group of young men crowding around a zebra crossing. He approached the men and asked them to be patient “for their own safety” as vehicles surged past on the city’s notoriously busy streets. … Continue reading POLICEMAN ABDOOL: Mauritian police officer recalls vicious assault