The Western Cape High Court yesterday announced its dismissal of Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa's urgent interdict against the commission set up by Premier Helen Zille last year, reports Mail & Guardian.
Zille established the commission in response to pressure from organisations such as Equal Education, the Social Justice Coalition and the Treatment Action Campaign.
The commission's mandate is to investigate allegations of police inefficiency and the breakdown of the relationship between the public and the police in the Cape Town township of Khayelitsha, which was wracked by gang violence and a spate of vigilante killings in 2012, reports Mail & Guardian. Read the full article.
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