Row over allegations of SA envoy driving drunk in Oslo

06 January 2016 - 02:40 By Graeme Hosken

South Africa appears to be blocking the rescinding of the immunity of one of its diplomats which would allow Norwegian police to conduct an investigation into allegations of a drunk-driving accident. The diplomat, whose name and position at the South African embassy in Oslo the government refuses to divulge, seriously injured a paramedic when he allegedly tried to flee the police in a car chase.

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