The state will not appeal against the acquittal of seven police officers accused of killing protester Andries Tatane, the NPA has said.
Two municipal buildings in Ficksburg were set alight by rioters on Thursday after the killing of a man allegedly by the police.
Police chief Bheki Cele visited Ficksburg to offer support to the family of Andries Tatane, as the HRC received a formal complaint against the police.
Since the violent death of Andries Tatane at the hands of police the town has become a hotbed of political instability, writes Kwanele Sosibo.
Andries Tatane's death focused our eyes on Ficksburg. But months later his community appears lost at the crossroads.
The state had failed as prosecuting body in the trial of seven policemen accused of killing Ficksburg protester Andries Tatane.
An officer testifying in the trial of seven others for the death of Andries Tatane has changed his testimony because he was fired, a court has heard.
SABC cameraman Filane Chomane has denied refusing to give police a statement on the events leading to Ficksburg protester Andries Tatane's death.
The eight policemen accused of killing protester Andries Tatane were refused bail in the Ficksburg Magistrate's Court on Friday, the ICD said.
Ficksburg protester Andries Tatane, who died after allegedly being shot by police two weeks ago, was laid to rest on Saturday.