Marlon Shevelew

SAPS’s alleged refusal to stop hijacking of Communicare building was a failure to uphold the rule of law

By Marlon Shevelew  /  Daily Maverick • Opinionista • 23 March 2021 On 12 March 2021, SAPS members allegedly stood by and did not intervene when the Goedehoop Rental Complex, a building owned by non-profit housing agency Communicare, was hijacked in Cape Town. SAPS cited the Covid-19 disaster regulations as the reason for non-intervention. They were wrong. Another building…