Vigilantes Fight Crime With Crime...And A Star Cop Tries To HelpSudarsan Raghavan
It couldn't have come at a worse time or place. On Nov. 3, riot police and members of People Against Gangsterism & Drugs, a vigilante group, clashed at Cape Town's touristy Waterfront mall. When the smoke cleared, one PAGAD protester lay dead, allegedly shot by a cop--and scores of lunching visitors were horrified. It wasn't the first time such a rally had ended in tragedy. On Aug. 4, PAGAD's vigilantes hurled a Molotov cocktail at a Cape Town gangster; then they pumped 72 bullets into his charred body.
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