SA police to face murder charge

Eight South African police officers are to face murder charges after a taxi driver was dragged through a street by a police van and allegedly beaten in custody.

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Report: SA policemen will appear in court on Monday

South Africa's Eyewitness News has tweeted about the arrests of eight policemen over the death of a taxi driver:

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#Policebrutality Ipid has arrested the eight policemen involved in the assault and killing of Mido Macia in Daveyton. TMN

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#Policebrutality Ipid: "Suspects, two warrant officers and six constables were arrested today at the Benoni Police Station."

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#Policebrutality IPID says the policemen will appear in the Daveyton Magistrates Court on Monday after being arrested today.

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Report: SA officers charged with murder after man's death

Eight South African police officers have been arrested and charged with the murder after a taxi driver, according to TV broadcaster eNCA.

Mido Macia , 27, from Mozambique died after he was dragged through a street by a police van and allegedly beaten in custody.

Photograph shows the taxi driver  tied to a police van.
Photograph shows the taxi driver tied to a police van. Credit: Amateur video

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