Former police sergeant says she was unable to protect Neil Aggett from seniors
22 January 2021, 9:31 PM | | SABC
A former police sergeant who saw anti-apartheid activist, Neil Aggett, just hours before he died, says she couldn’t protect him because those accused of his assault and torture were her seniors.
Aletta Visser was appointed to investigate complaints against her colleagues at the then John Vorster Square police station in Johannesburg.
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