We've got news for you.

Register on Sunday Times at no cost to receive newsletters, read exclusive articles & more.
Register now

Samurai sword killer’s parole ‘bizarre’ and ‘absurd’: clinical ...


Samurai sword killer’s parole ‘bizarre’ and ‘absurd’: clinical psychologist

Correctional services department defends decision, saying interventions were taken before Morne Harmse’s release

The release on parole of samurai sword killer Morne Harmse poses a risk as he is a potential danger not only to himself but to society.

This is according to clinical psychologist and criminologist Prof Gerard Labuschagne, who said he had assessed Harmse in 2019 and found him to be a “significant” danger.

This, Labuschagne said, was unlikely to have changed due to the nature of his risk factors...

This article is free to read if you register or sign in.

Sunday Times Daily

If you have already registered or subscribed, please sign in to continue.

Questions or problems?
Email helpdesk@timeslive.co.za or call 0860 52 52 00.