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sapsEWN reports that police in Hillbrow will meet with leaders from The Revelation Church of God after a Johannesburg Metro Police Department (JMPD) officer was assaulted by members of the congregation.  

The group were filmed assaulting the cop in the street on Sunday during what is said to have been a dispute sparked by the JMPD clamping a car that had been parked illegally.  Congregants have accused the JMPD of abuse.  Hillbrow station commander Petulo Mahasha said:  “It’s a concern.  We need to sit down with the leadership and talk about this and make sure that we build a relationship between the police and members of the church.”  The City of Johannesburg has welcomed the arrest of a suspect in connection with the crime.  The officer has been discharged from hospital.

  • Read this report by Hitekani Magwedze in full at EWN
  • See too, Cop attacked by church members ‘saved by prayer’, at SowetanLive

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