Crime and police in South Africa – level 2

13-11-2015 07:00

The number of murders in South Africa increased around 5% this year. People kill nearly 50 people every day. There are more robberies, too.

Near Johannesburg, an incident happened recently. There was a robbery, and the police shot the criminal. He fell to the floor. A police officer came to him, pulled out his gun, and shot the man. Another officer came to him and kicked him. After the kicking, he was still alive. Then another officer came and killed the man.

The South African media is calling this an execution.

Difficult words: increase (to go up), robbery (the action of robbing a place or a person – taking something), execution (when somebody is killed for doing something illegal).

You can read the original story and watch the video in the Level 3 section.

What do you think about the situation in South Africa?


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