Criminal Activities involving Diplomatic Personnel
FOR WRITTEN REPLY
QUESTION NO: Parliamentary Question 242
LB LABUSCHAGNE (DA) TO ASK THE MINISTER OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS:
(a) How many incidents of an alleged criminal nature involving South African diplomatic
personnel and other persons claiming South African Immunity abroad occurred in
(i) 2000, (ii) 2001, (iii) 2003, and 2004 and (b) what was the nature of the incident
or incidents that led to the claiming of immunity by South African personnel;
(a) How many incidents of an alleged criminal nature involving foreign diplomatic
personnel and other foreigners claiming diplomatic immunity in South Africa occurred
in (i) 2000, (ii) 2001, (iii) 2002, (iii) 2003, and (iiii) 2004 and (b) what is
the nature of the incident or incidents that led to the claiming of immunity by
foreign personnel in South Africa.
1 (a) (i) One
(b) The incident occurred in
2000 involved sexual harassment of the cabin crew, use of abusive
and disruptive behaviour in aircraft.
2(a) (i) One
(b) Allegations included fraud, shoplifting,
domestic violence, negligent loss of fire arm, public disturbance, drunken driving,
culpable homicide, assault grave bodily harm, indecent assault, assault.