Law enforcement officers have been advised to be careful not to be overzealous in their pursuit of wrongdoers.
“Level headedness must prevail under circumstances like this. This will not only ensure that people’s rights are not infringed upon, but also they have the assurance that their property will not be damaged when in the hands of the police. More importantly the taxpayer will not have to pay for the carelessness of officers,” the 2018-2019 Ombudsman report reveals.
The recent report further states that the
However, the report indicates that the police got away with the issue because they bought a new laptop, but the situation could have been worse.