24 August 2017

South Africa: Crime Has No Place in Our Country

press release

The African National Congress has learned with dismay of heinous crime wherein an advocate was robbed at gunpoint in Johannesburg today, 24 August 2017. According to media reports, Advocate David Unterhalter was robbed of his personal belongings on his way to the South Gauteng Court

We condemn in the strongest possible terms such heinous crimes against anybody in our country. We call on law enforcement agencies, in particular the South African Police Services (SAPS), to act swiftly in bringing the perpetrators of this crime, and many others, to book.

Judicial Officers play a critical role in safeguarding our constitutional democracy. This crime against them, or anybody, is a direct attack on our constitutional democracy and the state

Issued by the African National Congress


Zizi Kodwa 082 330 4910

National Spokesperson

Khusela Sangoni 072 854 5707

National Communications Manager


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