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kitskonstabel

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(Afrikaans: 'instant constable'); see Special Constables

Some of the victims’ families came face to face with perpetrators for the first time when a handful of former kitskonstabels asked to appear before the Commission. Melekila Ncipha and Mzwandile Mtati were implicated in the death of a youth in Alexandria in 1986. In an affidavit read by his legal ...
... action was instituted; the large scale detentions without trial that took place in small places, even like Plettenburg Bay; was the presence of the kitskonstabels. // The special constables emerged with pomp and ceremony. They were the black face of law and order. Created by a state unable to ...
In Bongulethu kitskonstabel action ranged from revenge killings to indiscriminate shooting sprees. Between September 1987 and January 1988 six people were wounded. On January 10, 1988 another mini-massacre took place. Three people: Selvyn Botha, Johnny Carelse and Soyisile Douse were shot and ...
Besides the Komati river and the mineshaft versions of where Stanza’s remains are, a former kitskonstabel, Johnny Mokaleng claimed that he was buried in Phokeng. However the TRC excavation team could not find any evidence.
 
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