Bishop of Grahamstown adds his voice
Last week in Grahamstown, as a result of an unfounded rumour, an attack took place, directed against Pakistani nationals and other foreign residents, with general lawlessness and looting of shops. Law-abiding citizens of foreign birth were forced to abandon their possessions and flee.
We call upon those who incite others to acts of violence against foreigners to refrain from such acts. How do you sleep at night when you know you have caused harm to your brother or sister? We call upon our community leaders to expose these people.
The law must take its course. Let there be peace in the City of Saints. We cannot allow the devil to take over this dear city of ours.
We commend SANCO led by Mr Singata, the Executive Mayor, Col Nel of the Police, the business community, churches and students, for taking action to assist the displaced families and to restore order. • Ntlali is the Anglican Bishop
Right Revd E S Ntlali