South Africa: IPID – a Watchdog With Teeth That Can’t Eat All the Crime

[Daily Maverick]Once again police have allegedly killed protesters fighting for their constitutional right to basic services. This time it was in Mothutlung, North West, but instances of criminal acts committed by the police continue to be reported regularly. GREG NICOLSON looks at the watchdog established to police the police, the Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID).