26.11.2020 07:36 pm
“As soon as he shows signs of abuse, or hits you and then apologises, don’t think twice, just move out,” is Pontsho Serumula’s message to women, after she spent six years recovering from allegedly having acid poured over her by her husband.
Six years after suffering third degree burns over large parts of her face and body in an acid attack, Pontso Serumula’s life has finally returned to normal, with the addition of some activist duties, and a little more self-love thrown in the mix.
This brings to six the number of people arrested, after two were arrested on the day of the shooting.
The SA Minority Rights Equality Movement has called on SAPS to investigate charges of sedition, incitement of violence and high treason against the EFF leader.
The couple was arrested in Diepkloof on Tuesday.
The court found no substantial or compelling circumstances justifying a deviation from the prescribed sentence of life imprisonment.
Meyer said drivers have post-traumatic stress and were scared when they reported for work amid relentless attacks and seemingly slow intelligence sharing by the police.
Lerule-Ramkhanya added that as the department, they have already seen a difference and have many success stories to tell.
President Cyril Ramaphosa has condemned the violence and vandalism affecting the road freight industry in recent days.
Juan du Plessis, spokesman for GAC Risk Solutions, said there was a crime spike in smallholding areas in the north of Pretoria.
During a briefing with activism group Women and Men Against Child Abuse on Tuesday, the 50-year-old woman opened up about the sexual abuse she suffered over 40 years ago.
Police said the suspect was hiding at a local farm when the community found him.
Police say an attempted robbery took place in Dobsonville but not in front of the police station.
The National Association of Democratic Lawyers of South Africa also called a statement by Zuma’s foundation ‘an affront to our constitutional order’.
Civil rights group #NotInMyName has called for sex offenders’ genitals to be surgically removed, but legal and behavioural experts say this won’t solve the problem.