South Africa’s Independent Police Investigative Directorate will probe allegations by Czech fugitive Radovan Krejcir that he was assaulted by police after his Nov. 22 arrest on attempted murder and kidnapping charges.
South African police said two men were killed and three injured in an explosion at a Johannesburg shop owned by Radovan Krejcir, a Czech fugitive wanted in his home country on fraud and conspiracy to commit murder charges.
Ali Omar Mohamed fled Somalia’s civil war two years ago to seek a better life in South Africa. Now after being robbed at gunpoint and seeing scores of his countrymen murdered in xenophobic violence, he’s ready to leave.
Julius Malema, the expelled youth leader of South Africa’s ruling African National Congress, is seeking support for his new party from disillusioned workers at the site of last year’s deadly mining violence.