The Tshwane Metro Police Department (TMPD) has launched an investigation true into a video of its officers apparently assaulting a person.
In the 43-second video, which used to be shared on social media, four TMPD officers are seen throwing a person over a low brick fence, at what appears to be a residential dwelling, and then slapping him earlier than loading him into their vehicle.
As soon as in the vehicle, the man will also additionally be heard screaming.
In a statement on Thursday, TMPD confirmed that the vehicle and the officers seen in the video were from their department.
“The Tshwane Metro Police Department is conducting internal investigations referring to the video.
“Then again, no criticism has been formally lodged in terms of the video. We search recordsdata from the particular individual that appears to be assaulted on the video to achieve lend a hand forward, for obtaining extra recordsdata that can lend a hand with the investigation,” mentioned TMPD spokesperson Senior Superintendent Isaac Mahamba.
Mahamba also known as on participants of the overall public, who will also merely enjoy recordsdata in regards to the video, to contact TMPD anonymously on 083 657 2998.
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