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Officers arrested over driver death in South Africa

Issue No. 2343

South African police handcuffed a taxi driver to the back door of their van and dragged him along the road in Johannesburg last week.

Mido Macia later died in a police cell from head injuries and internal bleeding.

Eight officers have been arrested for murder after a bystander filmed the incident on their mobile phone.

The footage led to shock and anger across the world.


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