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Krejcir reveals details of police torture

The Czech fugitive has described how he was tortured with a tazer and plastic bag following his arrest.

Radovan Krejcir inside the Palm Ridge Magistrates Court on 2 December 2013. Picture: Christa Van der Walt/EWN.

JOHANNESBURG - Czech fugitive Radovan Krejcir has detailed how controversial Crime Intelligence Colonel, Nkosana "Killer" Ximba, allegedly tortured him with a tazer and plastic bag following his arrest.

Krejcir's bail application is currently being heard in the Germiston Regional Court sitting at Palm Ridge.

Radovan Krejcir inside Palm Ridge Magistrates Court. Picture: Christa Van der Walt/EWN.

He is appearing along with three co-accused, including two Hawks officers, on charges of kidnapping and assault.

There's a massive police presence with heavily armed officers flooding the courthouse and media initially not being granted access.

But cameras have now been allowed in.

Krejcir's bail application affidavit has detailed allegations of abuse of power by the police who arrested him.

He has named Ximba, a close associate of Richard Mdluli, as the officer responsible for his torture.

The Czech has also laid the blame for the case against him with forensic consultant Paul O'Sullivan, calling him an unstable white knight vigilante, who has whipped up a media frenzy against him.

He has offered to pay bail and cooperate with the police, insisting he is not a flight risk and that he wants to remain in the country.

Road closure ahead of Czech fugitive Radovan Krejcir court appearance in the Palm Ridge Magistrates Court on 01 December 2013. Picture: Christa Van der Walt/EWN

Krecjir is also due to appear in court this week to fight on-going attempts to extradite him to his home country where he has been charged in absentia for money laundering.