Angry Ulundi residents want answers from IPID

Angry Ulundi residents want answers from IPID

Ulundi's mayor has appealed for calm in the northern KwaZulu-Natal's Mbilane community. 

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Residents are demanding swift justice for Lindani Dludla, a taxi driver who died last week. 

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They have accused South African Police Service (SAPS) members of assaulting the local driver. 

While the matter's being investigated by Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID) - Dludla's death has led to unrest among residents who on Tuesday met with Ulundi officials including Mayor Wilson Ntshangase. 

"They [residents] are counting a number of killings of people in the hands of police and in each and every case, the members of the public are being told that the issue is pertaining SAPS. 

"Such cases are handled by the IPID, so now, people are saying they are sick and tired of hearing that. 

"Now they want leaders of the IPID to come and address them to find out what is actually happening with this case."

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