Cape Town – Charges against Heathfield High peace promoter and mediator, Professor Brian Williams, have been dropped.
The labour law and conflict mediation specialist was appointed by the Western Cape Education Department (WCED) in May to bring about stability following increased protests at the school after former principal Wesley Neumann rejected the department’s demotion offer.
Williams said the charge of common assault was dropped by State prosecutors as there were no facts to support the allegations made by educator Rofieka Benjamin, who was also Student Governing Body and Support Action Committee (SAC) member in support of Neumann.
Benjamin opened the case at the Steenberg police…
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