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Taegrin Morris's family says suspect receiving special treatment

Thamsanqa Twala briefly appeared in the Boksburg Magistrates Court today.

FILE: A photograph of Taegrin Morris is strung to a fence outside his home on 5 July 2014. Picture: Dineo Bendile/EWN.

JOHANNESBURG- The family of murdered four-year-old Taegrin Morris has slated a man accused of involvement in his death, saying he is receiving special treatment from the courts.

The young boy was dragged to his death behind his mother's hijacked vehicle in Reiger Park in July.

Thamsanqa Twala briefly appeared in the Boksburg Magistrates Court today.

He was expected to apply for bail but instead, the court granted a postponement because he's appointed a new lawyer who needs to familiarise himself with the case.

Morris's aunt Deborah Boards says the family wants the case to move as quickly as possible.

"He is getting leeway and all of us must just accept it because his lawyer didn't pitch."