The law was challenged in response to raids in inner Johannesburg seemingly targeting illegal immigrants and the highest court has pronounced itself 10 days before an election in which then mayor Herman Mashaba has campaigned on an anti-foreigner ticket
Guidelines can’t regulate the police and military’s use of lethal force and will, in the end, be subordinate
to bad legislation
Residents of 11 buildings in Johannesburg have challenged the constitutionality of the raids they were subjected to in the high court
Parliamentarians have held heated final deliberations on draft legislation to restructure the Hawks in line with a Constitutional Court judgment.
Businessman Hugh Glenister has slammed the SAPS Amendment Bill, saying it was inadequate and will not protect the Hawks from political interference.
Government is studying the Constitutional Court judgement on the independence of the Hawks, Jimmy Manyi said on Thursday.