Xolani Khumalo once again made headlines with a mind-blowing incident on South Africa’s popular investigative show Sizokthola. During a daring drug dealer arrest, Xolani Khumalo took extraordinary measures, using live bullets when the suspect attempted to flee custody.
This unexpected development has sparked a national conversation about police corruption and the lengths to which authorities will go to catch criminals.
He sells drugs and his girlfriend, that stays with him, is a traffic officer at the municipality. First he denied the drugs, now he has outed his other drug selling friend, who had to go through the mud like a pig first before being caught. #Sizokthola pic.twitter.com/KonVaVQrj2
— Mbaliyezwe Ndlela (@mbali_ndlela) July 9, 2023
During the arrest, tension escalated as the suspect attempted to escape, prompting Xolani Khumalo’s security personnel to use real bullets, a departure from the presumed use of props
This unsettling case brings to light the pervasive issue of police corruption in South Africa.
Reports of police officers accepting bribes from drug dealers or actively aiding them in their illicit activities have raised serious concerns. Such corruption not only undermines the trust placed in law enforcement but also perpetuates crime and violence within communities.
While the South African Police Service (SAPS) has taken steps to combat police corruption, it is evident that further efforts are required. Although the arrest of this drug dealer represents a positive development, it is crucial to acknowledge that there are likely more police officers involved in drug trafficking.
Continued exposure and prosecution of such individuals are essential in the ongoing fight against corruption and the promotion of justice.