The media in South Africa are reporting that the sign language interpreter at Nelson Mandela's memorial who is accused of making up gestures, has been admitted to a psychiatric hospital.
The interpreter's wife has been quoted saying her husband, Thamsanqa Jantjie might have had a breakdown.
Sign language experts accused him of referring to prawns and rocking horses while translating eulogies at Mandela's memorial last week.
Jantjie said he suffered a sudden attack of schizophrenia.
He insisted he was a qualified interpreter.
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