Izindaba

Karabus trial – a cautionary tale

Chris Bateman

Abstract


The phone of attorney Michael Bagraim, who co-ordinated the Abu Dhabi defence of Cape Town’s Professor Cyril Karabus on manslaughter and forgery charges has been ‘ringing off the hook’ as hundreds of now-frightened healthcare professionals seek advice.
‘I reckon I must have had 500 calls in the three months since I took on the case,’ he told Izindaba at the end of November. He said some of the callers (both local and from overseas) were in a similar plight to Karabus, while others simply related comparable horror stories’.

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Chris Bateman, HMPG

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Foreign justice, United Arab Emirates

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South African Medical Journal 2013;103(1):13-14. DOI:10.7196/SAMJ.6584

Article History

Date submitted: 2012-12-03
Date published: 2012-12-06

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