A former Tshwane University of Technology student lost her bid to hold Maditsi Mphela and Tshepho Matlala personally liable for damages she suffered as a result of police action during a student protest in 2008.
The court found that the means used by police to restore order was not excessive. The judge upheld the appeal by the two attorneys and said they cannot be held liable for damages as even if they had followed Ms Ramatlo`s instructions to sue the police, they would not have succeeded.
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