Pick n Pay condemns assault of an employee

Pick n Pay condemns assault of an employee
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Pick n Pay Namibia has condemned violence in any form at any of its stores, following a vicious assault by a customer on one of its employees at its Mega Centre store recently.
Pick n Pay Managing Director Graeme Mouton confirmed the incident. “This barbaric incident is extremely upsetting as we highly value the health and safety of both our employees and customers".
Mouton said in a country where Gender-Based Violence (GBV) is the order of the day, they will not condone this type of behaviour and expressed regret that their employee had to endure this trauma.
The managing director said, given the seriousness of this incident and pending a thorough internal investigation into the matter, Pick n Pay decided that the customer and his accomplice are no longer welcome at any of their Pick n Pay stores.
Pick n Pay is proactively working with law enforcement as they proceed with their investigation.
Through their Group Employee Wellness function, the company initiated the process of providing trauma counselling to the aggrieved employee and all other employees who witnessed the attack, to help them get through this ordeal.
Mouton assured employees and customers that their safety, pleasant shopping experience and customer service is their top priority.
The Pick n Pay employee has opened a case against the perpetrators.