n South African Journal of Criminal Justice - The protection of sex-workers from unlawful arrest : comments

Volume 23, Issue 3
  • ISSN : 1011-8527
  • E-ISSN: 1996-2118



In their textbook on criminal procedure Bekker et al point out that a person may be arrested only for the purpose of bringing him or her before a court of law to face due prosecution. If a person is arrested for any other purpose, that arrest will be unlawful (see Bekker et al (2007) at 102).

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