The plaintiff, Ms Thandeka Duma, is claiming damages from the first defendant (the Minister of Police) and second defendant (the Minister of Home affairs) in the amount of R 250,000.00 for her unlawful arrest and a further R 250,000.00 for her unlawful detention.
The plaintiff was arrested on 27 October 2010. After her arrest, the plaintiff was further detained until her release on 4 November 2010. The charges against her were withdrawn in February 2011. The plaintiff remained in detention for approximately 9 days.
Duma v Minister of Police and Another (41429/2011)  ZAGPPHC 4280.10 MB