Family members of Leo Williams, who died after he was struck by a rubber bullet while watching TV in his parents' shack at Laingville, in St Helena Bay, on the Cape West Coast, say they are still awaiting justice.
This weekend was the first anniversary of 9 year-old Leo's death.
bullet that struck him was allegedly fired from a police gun during a protest in the area.
Residents were demonstrating over poor service delivery and housing issues.
Laingville Community Leader, Thyrone Williams: "There was a video that shows that four police officers shot towards the house where Leo was watching TV and up to date, no arrests have been made.
We of the community of Laingville, we want justice, because of this innocent son, 9-year-old, because of police brutality." Police watchdog IPID, says they have concluded their investigation into the death of Williams.
Head of IPID in the Western Cape, Thabo Leholo, says the docket for the matter has been handed over to the Director of Public Prosecutions: "Our investigators were in contact
with the family and updated Thyrone Williams.
The last update that we had was in July, where he was updated where the investigation is, what are the possibilities and we are awaiting the DPP's decision." "https://nari.co.za/images/influencer/4/August2021/230364491_4457238954328454_855194892157316654_n.jpg",
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