Opinion

Botched bail decisions can be curbed

19 January 2020 - 00:00 By EDWIN CAMERON

The worst nightmare for a judge or magistrate managing a court where criminal accused appear is that an accused not yet found guilty is granted bail and set free, only to go out and commit another, perhaps more heinous, crime.

That nightmare confronted all South Africans this past holiday season - not once but twice...

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