Mandela memorial sign language interpreter hospitalised
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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