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ASVAT, Abu-Baker

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Was shot dead by two men at his surgery in Rockville, Soweto, Johannesburg, on 27 January 1989. Dr Asvat was allegedly killed because he had knowledge about numerous assaults that took place at Ms Winnie Madikizela-Mandela’s home in Orlando West, Soweto, including the death of youth activist, Stompie Seipei.

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... trial. This involved allegations about Mandela made by Nicolas Dlamini, who was serving a life sentence for the 1989 murder of Dr Abu Baker Asvat. Statements made by him were similar to those made by Katiza Cebekhulu, who was a key witness in Mandela?s trial. The episode was launched on ...
... and Winnie was convicted of kidnapping. Stompie was only the first to die. The day after he died Madikizela-Mandela took Cebekhulu to Dr Abubaker Asvat. She wanted medical confirmation of Cebekhulu’s rape story. Asvat found no evidence of rape and refused to issue a certificate. He did state ...
The first segment investigates allegations that Winnie Mandela personally killed Stompei Seipei and ordered the killing of Abubaker Asvat and Lolo Sono. Former leader of the MUFC, Jerry Richardson, in an interview with Special Report disclosed killing Koekie Zwane on Winnie Mandela?s orders and ...
... to kill Stompie Seipei, Koekie Zwane, Sibuniso Tshabalala and Lolo Sono and confirmed allegations that he was a police informer. Dr Abubaker Asvat?s killers testified that Madikizela--Mandela paid and instructed them to kill Dr Asvat. Despite denying all allegations against her ...
... last few days several reports have been published in South Africa alleging Winnie Madikizela-Mandela’s involvement in the killing of Dr Abubaker Asvat at his Soweto surgery on 27 January 1989. The main source of these new reports is Nicholas Dlamini, presently serving a life sentence for the ...
Introduction. Winnie Mandela and the Mandela United Football Club (MUFC); the deaths of Stompie Seipei, Lolo Sono and Dr Asvat
The next day, leaving Stompie and the others at her house, Winnie drove with Katiza to see her friend and personal doctor, Abubaker Asvat. The date, the 30th of December 1988, is of critical importance in this story. Dr Asvat, a radical activist ran a clinic in Soweto. For her sting against Verryn ...
The doctor who had to examine Stompie, Katiza and some of the other kidnapped boys, Abubaker Asvat, was also the Mandela family doctor. Asvat was shot dead at his surgery on January 27, 1989. Before the killing Winnie and Zindzi regularly had supper with the Asvat’s on Friday nights. After the ...
... is that in all that I have done I did it because I was tempted by a very clever person who was older than me. And after such a long time that the Asvat family has been troubled, wanting to know as to the circumstances surrounding their relative, their father or their family’s death, not ...
I did not make those accusations against a Paul Verryn. I did not know. I did not know Reverend Paul Verryn. I was merely giving an explanation from evidence given to me by Falati. // Mrs. Madikizela-Mandela, that NBC documentary that I saw two weeks ago is still in existence and if necessary … ...
We were given a statement in court by the then prosecuting attorney. He showed me a document and gave me a photocopy of it which stated that they had been promised R20 000 for the murder of my brother. And the statement said which was never produced in court, that Mrs Mandela had offered this ...
The date, which is depicted here, is correct. Because this I verified on the record books as well, as the patients were entered into the record book. That also stated it was the 30th of December 1988.
As far as we’re concerned robbery was not the motive. We found most of the money still in his consulting rooms.
Within days two Zulu youths were brought here, to Winnie Mandela’s house. She asked they be shown the location of Dr Asvat’s surgery. Their guide was Katiza.
... sure you saw her on December the 30th in Soweto? // Yes, because December 29 was the day of beating Stompie. On December 30 she took me to see Dr Asvat. So Mrs Mandela is lying. If she was 200 miles away from Johannesburg, who took me to Dr Asvat? Because when I went to Dr Asvat I went with Mrs ...
... boy. // And when was the next time you saw Stompie sir? // I also saw him on the third day and I found that he was in a critical condition and Dr Asvat said to Mrs. Mandela… Mrs. Mandela asked Asvat to lend his help to the boy and assist him medically. And Asvat refused and said the boy ...
Thulani Dlamini and Zakele Cyril Mbatha were arrested shortly after the murder; charged, tried and sentenced for the killing of Dr Asvat. Mbatha and Dlamini testified that Winnie gave them the gun with which they killed Asvat.
... we will say enough is enough. One day we will all agree that it is not proper for the country or I to bleed at the hands of power mongers. Comrade Asvat was a personal friend, a family doctor and a man of deep compassion. He sort/ sought me out in Brandfort at the risk of torture and ...
She contacted Dr Asvat again and sent the boys to be patched up at his surgery. A close friend of Dr Asvat was Reggie Jana. He reveals for the first time his private conversations with his friend, also known as Hurley.
Asvat told Winnie there was nothing he could do. Stompie and the other youths must be taken to hospital immediately. Winnie refused and the next day she summoned Asvat to her house.
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