I’m being tortured, whines ‘Isis’ man accused of killing elderly botanists

13 December 2018 - 07:00 By Jeff Wicks
Horticulturalist and BBC presenter Nick Bailey posted this selfie with British couple Rod and Rachel Saunders on February 8. The couple have since gone missing in a case linked to terror group Isis.
Horticulturalist and BBC presenter Nick Bailey posted this selfie with British couple Rod and Rachel Saunders on February 8. The couple have since gone missing in a case linked to terror group Isis.
Image: Nick Bailey via Twitter

The man at the centre of the kidnapping and gruesome murder of Cape Town-based British botanists Rod and Rachel Saunders has claimed that he was tortured and secluded in the country’s most secure prison.

In a rare and fleeting moment beyond the walls of the Ebongweni maximum security prison in Kokstad, Sayfydeen Aslam Del Vecchio found his voice in the dock of the Verulam Magistrate’s Court.

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