Emidio Macia

Macia cops receive bail after third attempt

Nine police officers implicated in the murder of Daveyton taxi driver Emidio Macia have received bail in the Benoni Magistrate's Court.

Police tried to protect Macia from harm, hears court

Police had tried to protect Daveyton taxi driver Emidio Macia from harm, heard the Benoni Magistrate's Court.

Daveyton cops accused of taxi-driver death denied bail

Nine Daveyton policemen accused of killing Mozambican taxi driver Emidio Macia, by dragging him behind a police van, have lost their bail appeal.

Emidio Macia’s family drops lawyers

The family of taxi driver Emidio Macia will no longer be represented by an East Rand-based law firm, the firm has said.

Emidio Macia’s death: No way to treat a neighbour

Despite Emidio Macia's horrific death, South Africa was not there to comfort the Mozambique national's family.

Mozambicans punished for South Africa’s sins

Of all our neighbours, why are they caught up in so many of South Africa's most tragic and shameful events?

Nathi Mthethwa gets off lightly

Back from his honeymoon, the police minister has finally had his say about Emidio Macia's killing.

Court denies bail to officers accused of killing Macia

The nine police officers accused of killing taxi driver Emidio Macia have been denied bail by the Benoni Magistrate's Court.

Police van driver says he did not know he was dragging Macia

The driver of the police vehicle that dragged taxi driver Emidio Macia has stated he was unaware that the man was attached to the van.

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