It’s brother vs sisters in dad-snatch fight

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It’s brother vs sisters in dad-snatch fight

An ugly family spat is playing out in the Durban High Court

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A Durban attorney accused of “snatching” his 93-year-old dad is under threat of going to jail for contempt of court – defying an order that he immediately return his frail father to the upmarket retirement home where he was living.

The lawyer took his dad from the home last week without the consent of his sisters and placed him in a cheaper facility, apparently to save money.

Names of the parties are being withheld to protect the identity of the old man, who suffers from chronic neurodegenerative Alzheimer’s disease...

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