‘Metro police officer assaulted my son and made him drink petrol’

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A metro police officer is being investigated for assaulting a special needs boy for allegedly stealing his clothes.
A metro police officer is being investigated for assaulting a special needs boy for allegedly stealing his clothes.
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A Durban mother is heartbroken after her special needs child (13) was allegedly assaulted for two hours and forced to drink petrol by a metro police officer over stolen clothes.

The mother (48) from Savannah Park, who cannot be named to protect the identity of the child, said the whole ordeal has left her helpless. “I lost my husband last year and I thought the same thing was going to happen with my son too,” she said.

“I honestly don’t know what to do, I suffer from high cholesterol and blood pressure and this situation has made me worse.”

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