Scopions to prosecute perpetretors of xenophobia
By Mandisi Tyulu
27 August 2008
The Deputy Director of Public Prosecutions in the Western Cape has announced that they're pressuring prosecutors to bring forward cases relating to xenophobic attacks.
They are currently 123 cases are on the Western Cape Court rolls, 389 people face charges ranging from public violence, theft, house breaking, intimidation and assault. 28 cases have been withdrawn, while 69 cases are trial. NPA's JC Gerber says all the cases must be finalized as soon as possible.