Protesters outside Daveyton police station, east of Johannesburg
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South Africa suspends taxi driver arrest 'drag' police

South African police officers implicated in the death of a Mozambican taxi driver dragged down a street tied to a back of a van have been suspended.

The incident was recorded by a bystander and broadcast on television. The man later died in police custody.

Police Commissioner Riah Phiyega thanked people for revealing "callous and unacceptable behaviour".

Peter Biles reports from Johannesburg.

  • 01 Mar 2013
  • From the section Africa
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