Date: 06 November 2020
Ahmed Timol case: Former apartheid cop tells SCA that State deliberately delayed case
Thabiso Kotane speaks to Ahmed Timol’s nephew Imtiaz Cajee about this matter.
The man accused of murdering anti-apartheid activist Ahmed Timol is petitioning the Supreme Court of Appeal to overturn an order made by the High Court in Johannesburg last year. The High Court in Johannesburg dismissed Former security branch officer, Joao Rodrigues’s permanent stay of prosecution. Rodrigues is accused of killing anti-apartheid activist Ahmed Timol on 27 October 1971, at the then-John Vorster Square police station.
João Rodrigues, apartheid-era crimes and the question of a blanket amnesty
Rodrigues challenges High Court order in SCA for permanent stay of prosecution in Timol case
Former apartheid-era police officer Joao Rodrigues has submitted in the Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) in Bloemfontein that the National Director of Public Prosecution deliberately delayed to prosecute him.
Ahmed Timol matter: SCA to hear application by apartheid cop for permanent stay of prosecution
Guest: Imtiaz Cajee, Timol’s nephew