Sunday, March 3, 2013

S Africa video exposes rot in police system - Al Jazeera English

Mido Macia was found dead in detention

Just as the media furore over the killing of Olympic athlete Oscar Pistorius’ girlfriend begins to subside, another killing in South Africa - caught on video and disseminated online - has enraged the public.

On Tuesday Mido Macia, a 27-year-old citizen of Mozambique, was handcuffed by uniformed policemen to the inside of a police van in Daveyton, a suburb of Johannesburg. The taxi driver was then dragged across the road. Macia later died from head injuries and internal bleeding while in detention...............  

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