South African soapie, Isidingo, won't face any charges from the Broadcasting Complaints Commission of SA (BCCSA) after coming under fire over a racial farm assault scene.
According to TshisaLIVE, the SABC – which broadcasts the soapie – are in the clear after the BCCSA ruled that they did not violate any of the codes of conduct.
The farm scene, which aired in April, involved a two white Afrikaaner men who assaulted a black man. They then bury him alive, TshisaLIVE reported.
The site adds that the SABC are happy with the BCCSA's decision as they "strive to depict what is happening in our society as they are".
"The SABC as a public service broadcaster will always strive to depict what is happening in our society as they are, whilst upholding its editorial policy and the BCCSA’s code of conduct," a statement from the SABC read.