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Justice: 8 South African Policemen Bag 15 Years Each For Killing Taxi Driver, See Graphic Pics And Video

A South African court has, sentenced eight police officers to 15 year each for killing a 27-year-old Mozambican taxi driver.

27 year old Mido Macia, was killed in February 2013 when the officers aged between 25 and 56, dragged him handcuffed to the back of a police van and further assaulted him in a holding cell.

Macia eventually died from head injuries and internal bleeding caused by being dragged through the streets of Johannesburg in full view of witnesses. The video was caught by onlookers and broadcast around the world.

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Judge Bert Bam said the accused showed no remorse for their crime and did not deserve a more lenient verdict,such as a suspended sentence.
     “The continuous conduct of the accused concerning the injuries on the deceased was barbaric and totally inexplicable” Bam said.
     “What made their conduct more reprehensible was their cowardly attack in a cell on a defenceless and already seriously man” he added.

A lawyer for the former officer said they would appeal against the murder conviction.

 

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SEE VIDEO HERE

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CREDIT: LIB/YOUTUBE

 

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