Police officer to appear in court for assaulting man in Reiger Park



A police officer will appear in court on Thursday after he was arrested for allegedly assaulting Reiger Park man.

The violent attack was caught on camera.

The CCTV footage revealed the violent actions of the officer.

In the video, the officer was seen walking up to the manager of a local Pick ‘n Pay.

He suddenly started hitting the manager in the face.

However, another officer was seen rushing to the scene to intervene. He eventually stopped the assault.

Meanwhile, the cause of the sudden attack is not known yet.

The Independent Police Investigative Directorate’s (Ipid) spokesperson Ndileka Cola said the officer would appear in the Boksburg Magistrates Court today.

Ipid is investigating an assault incident that allegedly occurred at Reiger Park [on Wednesday] and one constable has been detained. The investigation into this incident continues,” Cola said.

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