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GroundUp: IPID fails shack dweller after police shooting

Case of attempted murder opened three years after Patrick Sobutyu was shot

Photo of a man in hospiyal with bandaged legs
Patrick Sobutyu in Delft day hospital trauma unit the day after he was shot in August 2014 . Photo: Daneel Knoetze
By  , GroundUp


Patrick Sobutyu was shot through both legs during a protest against evictions in the Marikana informal settlement in Philippi East in August 2014. GroundUp reported the incident: Police use live ammunition on shack dwellers.   Continue reading