Culpable homicide case against JHB doctors postponed

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The case against paediatric surgeon Professor Peter Beale and anaesthetist Dr Abdulhay Munshi has been postponed to 31 August at the Johannesburg Magistrate’s Court, reports The Times.

The two specialists are on R10,000 bail each. They are charged with culpable homicide relating to the death of 10-year-old Zayyaan Sayed.

The Times reports that the child died in October 2019 at Netcare‘s Park Lane Clinic hours after Beale performed what was meant to be a routine laparoscopic operation to stop reflux.

Full report in The Times

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