ARTICLES RELATING TO MIDO MACIA

Judge decribes Mido Macia's killing as 'barbaric'

2015-11-11 19:27

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.

Sentencing proceedings in Mido Macia murder case to begin

2015-11-11 05:48

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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HEADLINES: Mido Macia case, public transport stops in Dbn & Ahmed Mohamed's clock

In today's news headlines : The policemen found guilty of killing Mido Macia will be sentenced | Durban public transport is suspended | US pupil Ahmed Mohamed who was arrested for his clock leaves his school.

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Why the court rejected Macia cops' version

2015-08-25 21:38

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.

NPA welcomes Macia cops murder conviction

2015-08-25 17:45

The NPA hopes the murder conviction of the eight police officers who assaulted taxi driver Mido Macia will bring closure to his family.

Mido Macia cops lied - judge

2015-08-25 15:10

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.

Macia judgment briefly disrupted

2015-08-25 12:35

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.

Pliers needed to get Macia's handcuffs off

2015-08-25 11:26

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 Macia injuries caused by kicks, blows - pathologist

2015-08-13 18:01

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.

Macia trial to inspect van

2015-08-07 15:48

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.

 

Mido Macia cops sentenced to 15 years in jail

2015-11-11 11:02

The eight policemen who killed minibus taxi driver Mido Macia have each been sentenced to 15 years imprisonment.

Mido Macia murder trial postponed

2015-09-22 11:39

The trial of eight policemen found guilty of murdering Mozambican taxi driver Mido Macia has been postponed at the request of defence counsel.

Mido Macia's killers to be sentenced

2015-09-22 05:23

The eight policemen found guilty of murdering Mozambican taxi driver Mido Macia will be sentenced in the High Court in Pretoria.

Macia cops to be sentenced in September

2015-08-25 19:20

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.

Macia family wants R6.5m in civil claim

2015-08-25 16:02

Murdered taxi driver Mido Macia’s family wants compensation amounting to R6.5m from the South African government, the family’s lawyer says.

Cops guilty of murdering Mido Macia

2015-08-25 13:27

All eight policemen accused of killing taxi driver Mido Macia have been found guilty of his murder.

Macia got out of police van 'on his own', court hears

2015-08-25 12:25

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.

State: Macia cops knew what they were doing

2015-08-18 14:55

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.

Policeman 'did not realise' he was dragging Macia

2015-08-12 15:46

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.

No intention to injure or kill - Macia cop

2015-08-06 14:33

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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