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Former apartheid police officer insists Timol jumped to his death - South African Broadcasting Corporation;

Former apartheid police officer insists Timol jumped to his death - South African Broadcasting Corporation

South African Broadcasting CorporationFormer apartheid police officer insists Timol jumped to his deathSouth African Broadcasting CorporationAccording to police, Timol committed suicide by jumping from the 10th floor of the then John Vorster Square. Sergeant Rodrigues still maintains the police's suicide version. He says “It all happened in a split second." The 78-year-old says he was ...and more »

Former security policeman tells of Ahmed Timol's last moments alive - News24;

Former security policeman tells of Ahmed Timol's last moments alive - News24

News24Former security policeman tells of Ahmed Timol's last moments aliveNews24Johannesburg – A former security branch police officer, said to have been the last person to see anti-apartheid activist Ahmed Timol alive, has described in detail Timol's last seconds alive and how he tried his level best to save him before he ...and more »

It all happened in split seconds – witness who 'saw Timol jump' - News24;

It all happened in split seconds – witness who 'saw Timol jump' - News24

News24It all happened in split seconds – witness who 'saw Timol jump'News24Just moments before Ahmed Timol fell to his death he was allegedly sipping on a cup of coffee, without any bruises or marks on his face. This is according to the testimony from 78-year-old Joao Rodrigues, who claims to have seen Timol jump to his own ...and more »

Inquest into apartheid death hears new revelations from former officer - The Globe and Mail;

Inquest into apartheid death hears new revelations from former officer - The Globe and Mail

The Globe and MailInquest into apartheid death hears new revelations from former officerThe Globe and MailAfter decades of silence, a former apartheid policeman has revealed that he faced heavy pressure to give a false version of the death of a prominent anti-apartheid activist in police custody. The testimony at an inquest on Monday is the latest to chip ...and more »

Ahmed Timol inquest: 'I was told to lie and cover for the police' - Eyewitness News;

Ahmed Timol inquest: 'I was told to lie and cover for the police' - Eyewitness News

Eyewitness NewsAhmed Timol inquest: 'I was told to lie and cover for the police'Eyewitness NewsFormer Sergeant Jan Rodrigues says he was put under pressure to make a false statement. FILE: Ahmed Timol. Picture: Ahmedtimol.co.za. Ahmed Timol · Ahmed Timol inquest. Email; Print. Tweet · Share · Barry Bateman | about 7 hours ago. PRETORIA - The ...and more »

Timol jumped without saying word, inquest hears - Citizen;

Timol jumped without saying word, inquest hears - Citizen

CitizenTimol jumped without saying word, inquest hearsCitizenThe last man to see Timol alive said he tried to stop him, but stumbled over a chair that was in his way. The last man to see anti-apartheid activist Ahmed Timol alive 46 years ago, today insisted that Timol had opened and jumped out of a window ...and more »

SAfrican activist jumped to death, ex-guard tells apartheid probe - Digital Journal;

SAfrican activist jumped to death, ex-guard tells apartheid probe - Digital Journal

Digital JournalSAfrican activist jumped to death, ex-guard tells apartheid probeDigital JournalA South African policeman present when an anti-apartheid operative plunged to his death more than 40 years ago insisted on Monday that the victim had jumped to his death. But the judge hearing the inquest into the death of Ahmed Timol warned him that ...and more »

'I couldn't stop him diving through window,' cop tells #TimolInquest - Independent Online;

'I couldn't stop him diving through window,' cop tells #TimolInquest - Independent Online

Independent Online'I couldn't stop him diving through window,' cop tells #TimolInquestIndependent OnlineAhmed Timol, whose death in police custody is the subject of an inquest currently being heard in the Gauteng High Court, Pretoria. Picture: ahmedtimol.co.za. Pretoria - Former police administrative officer Jan Rodriques told the high court in Pretoria ...and more »

Apartheid cops stick to their story on Timol death - Mail & Guardian;

Apartheid cops stick to their story on Timol death - Mail & Guardian

Mail & GuardianApartheid cops stick to their story on Timol deathMail & GuardianTwo former police officers, Neville Els (82) and Joao Rodrigues (78), appeared before the inquest into Ahmed Timol's death on Monday, saying they had heard of but never seen any torture used on anti-apartheid activists. Joao Rodrigues, a tall man ...and more »

Daughter gave up final Timol cop - Times LIVE;

Daughter gave up final Timol cop - Times LIVE

Times LIVEDaughter gave up final Timol copTimes LIVEFormer apartheid-era police administrator, Jan Rodrigues gave testimony at the inquest into the death of Ahmed Timol. Rodrigues was the last person to see Timol alive. Image: Alaister Russell/The Times. The daughter of a South African policeman present ...and more »

#TimolInquest: Former cop denies activist was tortured - Independent Online;

#TimolInquest: Former cop denies activist was tortured - Independent Online

Independent Online#TimolInquest: Former cop denies activist was torturedIndependent OnlineNeville Els, former security cop, told the high court in Pretoria that according to his knowledge, there were no assaults or torture of detainees taking place on the notorious 10th floor of the John Vorster Square building. Picture: Zelda Venter ...and more »

Former security cop denies torturing Timol - Citizen;

Former security cop denies torturing Timol - Citizen

CitizenFormer security cop denies torturing TimolCitizenThe ex-cop was the senior security police official on duty that day, and said he was only called to assist with identifying certain objects. A former security policeman who was involved in searching anti-apartheid activist Ahmed Timol's car after his ...and more »

#TimolInquest: It is high time for the truth to come out - Independent Online;

#TimolInquest: It is high time for the truth to come out - Independent Online

Independent Online#TimolInquest: It is high time for the truth to come outIndependent OnlineInvestigator Frank Dutton told the Timol inquest the police's version of events was most likely a fabrication. Picture: Thobile Mathonsi. Ahmed Timol was a young schoolteacher in Roodepoort, who opposed apartheid. He was arrested at a police roadblock ...and more »

Former cop: I played no part in Ahmed Timol interrogation - Eyewitness News;

Former cop: I played no part in Ahmed Timol interrogation - Eyewitness News

Eyewitness NewsFormer cop: I played no part in Ahmed Timol interrogationEyewitness NewsNeville Els says he was called to identify documents discovered in the car Timol was travelling in which turned out to be propaganda pamphlets. Former security branch policeman Neville Els testifies in the second Ahmed Timol inquest on 31 July, 2017.and more »

[WATCH LIVE] Former cops testify in Ahmed Timol inquest - Eyewitness News;

[WATCH LIVE] Former cops testify in Ahmed Timol inquest - Eyewitness News

Eyewitness News[WATCH LIVE] Former cops testify in Ahmed Timol inquestEyewitness NewsThe hearing is taking place at the High Court in Pretoria, which saw evidence last week dominated by expert witnesses. Ahmed Timol. Picture: ahmedtimol.co.za. Ahmed Timol · Ahmed Timol inquest. Email; Print ...and more »

Timol inquest: Family call on police to account - eNCA;

Timol inquest: Family call on police to account - eNCA

eNCATimol inquest: Family call on police to accounteNCAFile: Ahmed Timol's death in 1971 was the first of eight deaths in detention of political activists at the notorious John Vorster police station. JOHANNESBURG - The Ahmed Timol Family Trust said it is time that police reveal what really happened to the ...and more »

Apartheid-era cop to be grilled at Timol inquest - Times LIVE;

Apartheid-era cop to be grilled at Timol inquest - Times LIVE

Times LIVEApartheid-era cop to be grilled at Timol inquestTimes LIVEA former police officer is due to be cross-examined on Monday at the inquest into the death of anti-apartheid activist Ahmed Timol. Timol died on October 27 1971 while in police detention. An inquest held in 1972 found that Timol had committed suicide.and more »

Family to meet last man in room with Timol - Independent Online;

Family to meet last man in room with Timol - Independent Online

Independent OnlineFamily to meet last man in room with TimolIndependent OnlineAPARTHEID INQUEST: Ahmed Timol was a young schoolteacher in Roodepoort, who opposed apartheid. He was arrested at a police roadblock on October 22, 1971, and was dead five days later. Picture. www.ahmedtimol.co.za. Pretoria - Monday is ...and more »

Apartheid police to testify in Timol inquest - South African Broadcasting Corporation;

Apartheid police to testify in Timol inquest - South African Broadcasting Corporation

South African Broadcasting CorporationApartheid police to testify in Timol inquestSouth African Broadcasting CorporationFormer apartheid-era police security branch members Joao Rodrigues and Neville Els are scheduled to testify on Monday at the Ahmed Timol inquest in the high court in Pretoria. Rodrigues, who is now 78, and 80-year old Els were based at John Vorster ...and more »

Second sitting of Ahmed Timol death inquest resumes | News24 - News24;

Second sitting of Ahmed Timol death inquest resumes | News24 - News24

News24Second sitting of Ahmed Timol death inquest resumes | News24News24The second sitting of the inquest looking into anti-apartheid activist Ahmed Timol's death at John Vorster Square in 1971 will resume once again.and more »