An ear, nostril and throat specialist spent Friday night in the Edenvale police holding cells with four other of us. He used to be accused of violating the Covid-19 curfew.
But, the doctor talked about, he used to be attending to a scientific emergency in the West Rand.
Dr Ivan Jardine, who lives in Kensington, east of Johannesburg, had spent the late Friday afternoon and evening in Quellerina, west of Johannesburg, attending to his aunt — who he described as the oldest surviving member of the family. She is in her early 80s and vital scientific attention.
Jardine talked about after he got a name from a cousin on Friday afternoon that his aunt vital scientific remedy and there used to be no help within attain, he drove to Quellerina to attend to his aunt who used to be getting dehydrated.
Jardine talked about he left Quellerina after 9pm.
“At Eastgate, the police stopped me and demanded a permit and demanded an ID. I talked about I used to be doctor. They did no longer assume me,” Jardine talked about.
He talked about he told them that a hospital he labored from used to be no longer a ways from where he used to be arrested.
Jardine talked about that after his arrest, he referred to as all people he knew who would possibly well well additionally vouch that he used to be a doctor, together with the supervisor of the hospital. He also referred to as his visitors.
“No doctor wants a permit for an emergency. If the same emergency arises, I would do the same. No executive, no policeman must stop us from performing our responsibilities when an emergency calls,” Jardine talked about.
He talked about the police officials who arrested him below Covid-19 laws set apart him in a minute cell with four other of us where he would possibly well well additionally contract Covid-19.
“I talked about I would possibly well well additionally score Covid-19 in there,” Jardine talked about.
Jardine talked about there used to be total lack of compassion from the two police officials who arrested him.
“Social media has uncovered this. Of us are outraged. We need to inform this now. There will be other colleagues affected,” Jardine talked about.
Jardine talked about he used to be making an try forward to the case to be dropped on Monday.