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When cops become the custodians for tradition and culture

Namibian Police Inspector General, Sebastian Ndeitunga, clearly was abusing his position to impose his personal sense of morality and decency onto citizens by threatening to broaden police action against women who he perceives to be clad “indecently.” This follows the arrest of some 40 women in Rundu for wearing “hot pants” earlier. Inspector General Ndetunga threatens to extend the measures to arrest women throughout the country who are wearing “revealing” clothes, because “…it (the clothes) should be within our [sic] tradition.” 

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