While SONA's focus is on broad issues, it is cold comfort for water-less Giyani, Metsimaholo, Polokwane, writes Mbhazima Shilowa.
A High Court judge in Pretoria has described the actions of the eight former Daveyton policeman, who dragged Mozambican taxi driver Mido Macia behind a police van before severely assaulting him, as barbaric.
The sentencing proceedings of eight policemen found guilty of murdering Mozambican taxi driver Mido Macia is expected to get under way.
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Judge Bert Bam has found eight former Daveyton police officers guilty of the murder of Mozambican taxi driver Mido Macia, and here is what five of them claimed happened.
The NPA hopes the murder conviction of the eight police officers who assaulted taxi driver Mido Macia will bring closure to his family.
All eight police officers involved in the murder of Mozambican minibus taxi driver Mido Macia lied, Judge Bert Bam has said as he found them guilty.
Judgment of the eight police officers accused of killing minibus taxi driver Mido Macia was briefly interrupted by a man having what appeared to be a seizure in the High Court in Pretoria.
The handcuffs around Mido Macia’s wrists were so tight that pliers had to be used to turn the key, Judge Bert Bam has said while summarising evidence in the case.
Some of Mozambican taxi driver Mido Macia's injuries could only have been caused by repeated kicks and blows, a pathologist has said in court.
The High Court is to hold an inspection of a police van similar to the one used to drag Mozambican taxi driver Mido Macia through the streets of Daveyton hours before his death.
The eight policemen who killed minibus taxi driver Mido Macia have each been sentenced to 15 years imprisonment.
The trial of eight policemen found guilty of murdering Mozambican taxi driver Mido Macia has been postponed at the request of defence counsel.
The eight policemen found guilty of murdering Mozambican taxi driver Mido Macia will be sentenced in the High Court in Pretoria.
Sentencing of the eight former police officers who murdered taxi driver Mido Macia will take place next month, after Pretoria High Court Judge Bert Bam postponed the matter.
Murdered taxi driver Mido Macia’s family wants compensation amounting to R6.5m from the South African government, the family’s lawyer says.
All eight policemen accused of killing taxi driver Mido Macia have been found guilty of his murder.
Taxi driver Mido Macia managed to get out of a police van on his own before he was dragged behind it, a High Court in Pretoria judge has said during his summary of evidence in the case.
Dragging Mozambican taxi driver Mido Macia behind a police van was intentional, the state prosecutor has told the High Court in Pretoria during closing arguments.
The former Daveyton policeman who dragged Mozambican taxi driver Mido Macia behind a police van before his death, has testified in court that he never realised he was dragging the man.
Former policeman Thamsanqa Ngema says he had no intention of injuring or hurting Mido Macia, but concedes he knew the taxi driver had been injured while being dragged behind a police van.
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