'I saw videos of looters looting and police were standing right there watching'
Police Minister Bheki Cele is due to meet with community leaders of the affected areas on Tuesday.
Bongani Bingwa chats to Wits University Vice-Chancellor Professor Adam Habib about the recent attacks.
The violence could be a result of people don't feel economically excluded, he says.
However, he adds, the violence could also be due to looters believing they will be arrested.
Yesterday, I saw videos of looters looting and the police were standing right there. How can you ask us to have confidence in the police, when they stand there and watch people steal?Adam Habib, Vice Chancellor - Wits University
He believes the police service in South Africa does not operate properly or have an intelligence service capable of gathering effective information about what is happening in the country.
Listen below to the full interview:
Tembisa looting today. pic.twitter.com/jiJ2suC1el— Yusuf Abramjee (@Abramjee) September 2, 2019
This article first appeared on 702 : 'I saw videos of looters looting and police were standing right there watching'
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