Young, inexperienced ‘Dr Death’ was following orders – Basson lawyer

2013-11-15 15:02

Dr Wouter Basson was a young and inexperienced doctor who was merely following orders when he manufactured and supplied poisonous substances which were used to drug people for the purpose of arresting them, the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA) tribunal has heard.

“What should Mr Basson have done when he was given an order as a soldier with knowledge of chemistry to supply a drug which will disorientate a person, for the purpose of arrest, who was planting bombs in South Africa?” publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

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