Panicking Dutch dad fails in bid to get son out of SA

31 March 2020 - 09:00 By TANIA BROUGHTON
A court has trashed a Dutchman's claim the his 13-year-old son is in danger from increased crime and won’t get adequate medical care during the coronavirus outbreak.
A court has trashed a Dutchman's claim the his 13-year-old son is in danger from increased crime and won’t get adequate medical care during the coronavirus outbreak.
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A Dutchman who leads a large Durban-based subsidiary of an international firm failed in his bid to get his son out of SA ahead of the lockdown, with a judge ruling that it was “akin to panic buying”.

The court trashed his claim the 13-year-old is in danger from increased crime and won’t get adequate medical care.

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