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The SAHRC says it is shocked and deeply disturbed by the disparaging remarks.

Monday 27 April 2020 - 4:05pm
 
JOHANNESBURG - The SAHRC is reminding security forces to uphold human rights and people to adhere to lockdown conditions.
The SA Human Rights Commission says it has been made aware of a raid on a mosque in Mpumalanga conducted by the police.
Blasphemous remarks were made during the arrest of 24 congregants.
The exchange was captured on a video that went viral on social media.

The SAHRC says it is shocked and deeply disturbed by the disparaging remarks.
Police Minister Bheki Cele has apologised to the Muslim community and an investigation is underway.
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Source: eNCA

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