Quite how exposing a crooked police commissioner is ‘defeating the ends of justice’ is not clear, but this is South Africa, a one-party tyranny that is still ludriously and outrageously described as a ‘free and democratic’ country.
Mzilikazi wa Afrika being arrested
‘Congress of the People deputy president Mbhazima Shilowa was more outspoken in connecting the article to wa Afrika’s arrest. “This is a deliberate attempt to silence the voice of independent media which reports without fear, favour or prejudice,” Shilowa said in a statement. “It is not a coincidence that [something so] brutal and unreasonable happens days after the exposure of the questionable deal on Sunday. Furthermore, this takes place amidst the proposed draconian media tribunal which is aimed at muzzling the media.”’