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Paul O’Sullivan vs The State: Forensic investigator demands R199-million for unlawful arrest



On April Fool’s Day 2016 a posse of Hawks officers dragged forensic investigator Paul O’Sullivan off a plane at OR Tambo International in front of two of his young daughters. O’Sullivan, who has conducted an ongoing, provocative and public campaign to expose corrupt elements in the SAPS and the Directorate of Priority Crimes Investigation, was whisked off to Pretoria and held in appalling conditions before being charged for contravening the South Africa Citizen Act. The charges were later dropped. Now he’s suing the state for around R199-million in damages. By...

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Published By: dailymaverick - Thursday, 7 December