Johannesburg, South Africa
Relatives carry the coffin of Mido Macia as they arrive in Daveyton ahead of his funeral in Mozambique...
Relatives carry the coffin of Mido Macia, a 27-year-old taxi driver from Mozambique who was killed by police after being shackled to the back of a police vehicle, as they arrive in Daveyton ahead of his funeral in Mozambique, March 8, 2013.Nine South African policemen pleaded 'not guilty' on Friday to charges of murdering a Mozambican taxi driver who was handcuffed and dragged behind a police vehicle in full view of a crowd of bystanders.
A post-mortem report circulating in the courtroom in Benoni, a mining town east of Johannesburg, said 27-year-old Mido Macia had died of oxygen starvation. He also suffered a range of injuries including "extensive abrasions on the face, limbs and body" and bruises to his back, torso and testicles.REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko (SOUTH AFRICA - - Tags: CRIME LAW)