South Africa: House of Cards: O’Sullivan back in court – a test case for all dual citizenship, or not?

Published: 1/Jul/2016
Source: Daily Maverick

Forensic Investigator Paul O’Sullivan, who was dragged off a London-bound plane in front of his two young daughters by a posse of the Hawks officers in April, is due to face charges under the Citizenship Act in the Kempton Park Magistrate’s court on Monday. O’Sullivan is the first South African to be arrested and hauled off a plane in this dramatic fashion on these relatively minor charges. If this was the real reason the Hawks used their strong-arm tactics on this occasion, the outcome of the case will certainly affect thousands of South Africans who are entitled to dual citizenship. If not, the Hawks might find themselves in a spot of bother.

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Themes: Dual Nationality
Regions: South Africa
Year: 2016