Malesela Teffo | Police explain lawyer's arrest

File: Advocate Malesela Teffo. (eNCA\Screenshot)


JOHANNESBURG - The South African Police Service has released details of the dramatic arrest of defence lawyer Malesela Teffo.

He was arrested on charges of contempt of court shortly after the Senzo Meyiwa trial adjourned last week.

READ: Teffo granted R10,000 bail

But the way he was arrested has sparked an outcry.

Teffo was originally arrested for assault but failed to appear in court several times.

Police say they had no valid address for him.


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