- Five female EFF members were arrested outside Lomanyaneng police station in North West
- They were protesting the escape of a suspect from Mahikeng Provincial Hospital
- An investigation has been launched into how the suspect managed to escape
A group of EFF members were protesting outside the Lomanyaneng police station in North West. They were upset that a suspect being held at the Mahikeng Provincial Hospital escaped from police custody.
The police arrested five female members of the EFF after they allegedly had barricaded the road and started burning tyres. The EFF were demanding that the police officers who were in charge of the suspect be held accountable.
Police spokesperson, Adele Myburgh said that the suspect who escaped from the police was taken to the hospital after suffering serious injuries.
It was reported by the SABC that the suspect was able to acquire a saw which he used to cut through his handcuffs.
An investigation has been launched into how the suspect managed to escape.
Earlier, Briefly News reported that an agitated Mayibuye Mandela has accused Mzansi police of brutally assaulting him this past weekend in the Eastern Cape.
Late former president Nelson Mandela's great-grandson has shared that he was coming from Mqhekezweni Great Place heritage site - where the former president grew up when the incident happened on 8 May.
Young Mandela said he was with his friends when cops pulled them over and asked to search his car but were subjected to police brutality.
In other news, video clips of an Eastern Cape man attacking police are going viral on social media circles and have attracted raving responses.
Dispatch Live has it that an unnamed man allegedly stabbed a 55-year-old man to death while leaving four other victims wounded and was captured on film as he was being apprehended attacking police after the rampage.
According to the comments on the video, it seems the incident took place in the northern region of the Eastern Cape in the Aliwal North area.
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