Ten years on, gang-rape survivor still fights cops, and Cyril, for justice
High Court found police had botched their probe and awarded her R2.3m damages. But SAPS doesn’t want to pay
Two years after Andisiwe Kawa successfully sued police for failing to properly investigate her 15-hour gang-rape ordeal in 2010, justice remains out of reach as she heads to the Supreme Court of Appeal on Monday.
This is the latest instalment in a pitch legal battle between the Johannesburg businesswoman and the police that has spanned the decade, all set in motion by her repeated sexual violation between nondescript sand dunes in Port Elizabeth.
“I have not had justice, and I’m not sure I ever will,” she told Times Select ahead of the court hearing...