The courtroom docket ordered police minister Bheki Cele to pay R5,000 for damages after a 14-year-antique guy become handcuffed and arrested.
Thabang Skosana sued police at Rand 1.2 million, claiming he were attacked. However, the courtroom docket discovered him now no longer being attacked with the aid of using the police. A younger guy who sued the police minister for 1.2 million rants after being arrested and allegedly assaulted
acquired 5,000 rants for unlawful arrest.
A teen become 14 years antique whilst he become handcuffed and detained in the back of a police vehicle.
Thabang Skosana become at domestic in June 2017 whilst police arrived to invite his father and pals approximately a commercial enterprise theft. In the
Skosana version, police attacked the trio, demanded a gun, handcuffed the teen, positioned it withinside the backseat of the van, after which took it domestic. Maya.
This took place after Maya confessed to committing a theft and worried Skosana's father.
Police stated they handiest handcuffed Skosana to ease the fight. Skosana then sued extra than Rand 1 million police on suspicion of arrest and assault. Doctor
mentioned that his handcuffs had a bruise on his wrist and a gentle cheek. In a
decision, Judge Ronald Hendricks of the Northwest High Court stated the clinical file become impartial approximately who caused tenderness in Sukosana's cheeks.
"When police noticed Maya, they discovered that their fingers have been injured despite the fact that they have been sporting gloves. Blood oozes from the gloves. Maya cooperated and surrendered. He become additionally used. Voluntarily supplied records approximately the cartridge. ”Used cartridges have been visible with the aid of using Constable Mabasa. This all refers to Maya. The plaintiff, who become a minor on the time, become not likely to be confronted or attacked with the aid of using the police to retrieve the firearm whilst Maya admitted that he had dealt with the firearm, and Skosana become a minor, so withinside the procedure he himself. I shot myself. Should were handled differently. The truth that he become a minor, carried in the back of his police vehicle and handcuffed, weighs closely on this courtroom docket. He have to were handled differently. Since he become nevertheless a child, I agree with that the quantity of R5,000.00 have to accept as compensation, mainly for minors, thinking of all the above facts, elements and circumstances. However, you want to recall the scenario in which it occurred.