Man shot by police wants R20m compensation from Cele

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A Sterkspruit man is demanding police minister Bheki Cele pay him R20m in damages after he was shot in the head with live ammunition by police which has left him a quadriplegic. Simphiwe Nkolongwane, 41, a father of two, submitted his claims in papers filed before the Mthatha high court recently. Judge Sytze Alkema has already ruled in favour of Nkolongwane and against the police, and now the damages must be decided by a judge.

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