Still no arrests in Verulam mosque attack incident

Several weeks since the deadly attack on a mosque in Ottowa, near Verulam and those responsible remain at large.

One man died and two others were injured in the incident, which was followed by a similar attack in Malmesbury.

There are the three critical aspects of all these cases that give me concerns. The first is the apparent lack of success from the police, hawks and any other specialised unit in bringing in bringing perpetrators to book.

Rebecca Davies, Journalist at Daily Maverick

The second is this type of attempted violence or violence in the Verulam case is very rare in South Africa in a number of aspects. Throat slitting is a foreign consent.

Rebecca Davies, Journalist at Daily Maverick

The possibility that these incidents may be linked is most concerning because then the question is what potential political or ideological message is behind them.

Rebecca Davies, Journalist at Daily Maverick

Davies says there are signs that the cases are being looked at with urgency.

Listen to what worries Davies on these attacks...


This article first appeared on 702 : Still no arrests in Verulam mosque attack incident


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