Defendant was subsequently released without having been made to appear in court some two days later on 17 June 2009.
It is also common cause that the arresting member was one Warrant Officer Mitchell who was at the time stationed at Mount Road police station, Port Elizabeth.
The controversial rule change, for athletes with hyperandrogenism, could have a significant impact on the double Olympic champion, who recently won Gold in the 800m and 1,500m at the Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast, Australia.
If she refused to take medication to lessen her testosterone (a daily tablet), she would have to quit racing in distances up to a mile…
In the alternative, plaintiff sues on the basis that the arrest and detention was undertaken maliciously and without probable cause.