POLL: What should be the outcome for the 19-year-old caught on video allegedly beating an 82-year-old woman?

According to News24, a 19-year-old man, Luvo Gqaza, who was caught on video allegedly beating an 82-year-old woman, will be held in the hospital wing of Pollsmoor Prison due to suicide concerns. The incident, which sparked outrage, involved Gqaza attacking the elderly woman following a verbal altercation. He faces charges of assault with intent to cause grievous bodily harm and violating the Older Persons Act. The court has postponed the bail hearing to 12 July, with the State opposing bail due to the severity of the woman’s injuries, who remains in the hospital fearing for her life. Protesters outside the court expressed no sympathy for Gqaza, alleging a history of abuse and claiming he wanted the assault to be seen.

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