By Tia Law
This is no doubt the most brutal and disturbing crime of 2013 caught on tape. They bound his hands to the rear of a van, and then sped off, dragging the slender taxi driver along the pavement as a crowd of onlookers shouted in dismay.
Then, he was later found dead.
The graphic scenes of the victim struggling for his life shocked a nation long accustomed to reports of police violence.
“The visuals of the incident are horrific, disturbing and unacceptable. No human being should be treated in that manner,” said South African President Jacob Zuma.
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