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Mido Macia laid to rest

Mido Macia was laid to rest in Mozambique after he was murdered in South Africa.

Mido Macia's memorial service was held at a stadium in Daveyton on 6 March 2013.

JOHANNESBURG - While slain East Rand taxi driver Mido Marcia has been laid to rest, the nine police officers accused of killing him are preparing to apply for bail on Monday.

The 27-year-old Mozambican national's body was transported back to his home country last night, after a memorial services in South Africa on Wednesday.

At least 2, 000 people including several government officials and former Mozabican President Marcelino dos Santos attended the funeral on Saturday.

Macia's funeral was preceded by a march to the South African High Commission in Maputo by Mozambicans' who were outraged by the way he died.

His coffin arrived in Mozambique on Friday night and his funeral was held at the Nelson Mandela Primary School close to his home.

Macia's family is expected to return to South Africa on Sunday to attend next week's bail hearing.

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