Pistorius case highlights issue of SA’s inadequate police cells

 

Oscar Pistorius, seen here in 2012 (Photo: Wessel Oosthuizen/SASPA)

Oscar Pistorius, seen here in 2012 (Photo: Wessel Oosthuizen/SASPA)

An article by the Daily Maverick’s De Wet Potgieter discusses the difficulty South African police have faced in identify a holding cell for Oscar Pistorius which is safe and suitable for a person with a disability.

Read  Potgieter’s “Problem for SA police: Where to hold Oscar?”

Meanwhile, the New Age reports that police have denied allegations that Pistorius is receiving special treatment.

Read “No privileges for Pistorius”.

Related  articles:

Severely disabled British drug smuggler freed.

Malta’s prison not accessible for disabled detainees.

 

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