Joao Rodrigues to Stand Trial for Ahmed Timol Murder


Johannesburg – Former apartheid cop Joao Rodrigues’s failed application for a permanent stay of prosecution for allegedly murdering activist Ahmed Timol in 1971 has been hailed as a boost for justice for the country’s painful past.

On Monday morning at the South Gauteng High Court, Judge Seun Moshidi ruled that the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) could go ahead and prosecute Rodrigues for allegedly been part of the brutal murder of Timol.

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