Police investigate unlawful processes in Bilitaki case
By TIMOCI VULA
Thursday, October 09, 2014
Update: 8:56PM FOLLOWING an internal investigation into the detention of retired teacher Joseva Bilitaki, Police Commissioner Ben Groenewald has issued a statement saying it appears that certain processes were not carried out according to the law.
He cited as examples the seizure of Mr Bilitakis mobile phone and his arrest and detention.
Mr Groenewald said their director Internal Affairs is dealing with the departmental procedures against the officers involved.
“I can also confirm that an investigation has commenced after the receipt of a formal complaint from Mr Bilitaki of his alleged assault by the arresting team,” he said.
Police are continuing their investigations.