Manners are castigated and female travellers victimised as dagga smoking, gambling, drinking, groping and ejaculating go on, unchecked, in overfull carriages. Nineteen-year-old Dikeledi Tema wished an elderly gentleman had not tried to offer her his seat in the packed train this week, after his gesture triggered a salvo of unsolicited rebukes from some disapproving male occupants in the train.
Johannesburg Recent reports that untrained forensic officers have conducted post-mortems unsupervised for the past 10 years are grossly inaccurate, the National Forensic Pathology Service Committee said on Friday. In a lengthy statement, Chairman Professor Gert Saayman said “irresponsible statements” by journalists, union representatives and government officials will undoubtedly discourage other medical professionals from entering the pathological field and demotivate the few existing specialists.
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