Two cops charged over alleged burning of teen in Sparendaam station

More than a month after 19-year-old Junior Thornton’s hands were allegedly set alight in the Sparendaam Police Station, two cops yesterday appeared in court to answer separate charges.

According to a police press release, Inspector of Police, Dexter Thornton has been charged with attempting to pervert the course of justice and Constable Earwin Forrester has been charged with inflicting grievous bodily harm. They appeared at the Sparendaam Magistrate’s Court before Magistrate Sueann Lovell.

Inspector Thornton was placed on $100,000 bail and Constable Forrester was …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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