Accused walks free after 'biting constable’s ear off'

Police officer
Police officer

The state has failed to prove its case beyond reasonable doubt against a man they charged for biting a police constable's ear off late last year.

The now free man, Thuto Maduke had been charged with a single count of grievous harm after he allegedly chewed off a police officer’s left ear flap. The incident took place at Gathwane police post on August 29, 2022.

During trial, Maduke pleaded not guilty to the particular charge.

Editor's Comment
Bravo, Matlala JSS for recognising employees!

Last Friday, Matlala Junior Secondary School (JSS) in Tlokweng did just that – they organised an event to honour their teachers and support staff. This gesture is truly commendable, as teachers occupy a pivotal role in the lives of our children.To be completely candid, teachers are the ones who shape our children from a very tender age, investing a significant amount of time in their growth and development. It's not uncommon to hear parents...

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