List of deaths in detention

 

Year

 

 

Name

 

 

Date died

 

 

Age

 

 

Place

 

 

Days held

 

 

Official/alleged cause

 

 

1963

 

 

1. Ngudle, Solwandle

2. Mampe, Bellington

 

 

05/09

??/09

 

 

41

?

 

 

Kompol, Pretoria

Worcester

 

 

17

140

 

Suicide by hanging

Undisclosed

 

1964

 

 

3. Tyita, James

4. Salojee, Suliman

 

 

24/01

09/09

 

 

?

28

 

 

Port Elizabeth

Johannesburg

 

 

?

65

 

 

Suicide by hanging

Suicide, jumped from the 7th floor

 

 

1965

 

 

5. Gaga, Ngeni

6. Hoye, Pongolosha

 

 

09/05

09/05

 

 

19

?

 

 

Transkei

Transkei

 

 

<1

<1

 

Natural causes

Natural causes

 

1966

 

 

7. Hamakwayo, James

8. Shonyeka, Hangula

9. Pin, Leong

 

 

09/10

09/10

19/11

 

 

?

?

?

 

 

Pretoria Prison

Pretoria Prison

Leeuwkop Prison, Pretoria

 

 

13

40

1

 

Suicide by hanging

Suicide

Sui

 

1967

 

 

10. Yan, Ah

11. Madiba, Alpheus

 

 

05/01

09/09

 

 

63

?

 

 

Silverton Police Sta.

Namibia

 

 

37

1

 

 

 

1968

 

 

12. Tubukwa, Jundea

13. Unknown Person

 

 

11/09

??/??

 

 

?

?

 

 

Pretoria Prison

?

 

 

1

?

 

 

 

1969

 

 

14. Kgoathe, Nicodemus

15. Modipane, Solomon

16. Lenkoe, James

17. Mayekiso, Caleb

18. Shivute, Michael

19. Monakgotla, Jacob

20. Haroon, Abdullah (Imam)

 

 

04/02

28/02

10/03

01/06

17/06

10/09

27/09

 

 

?

?

?

?

?

?

45

 

 

Held: Silverton Police Sta.

Died: HF Verwoerd Hospital

Held: Silverton Police Sta.

Died: HF Verwoerd Hospital

Pretoria Prison

Port Elizabeth police cells

Ondangwa police cells

Pretoria Prison

Maitland Police Sta., CT

 

 

85

3

5

18

<1

222

122

 

 

 

1971

 

 

21. Cuthsela, Mthayeni

22. Timol, Ahmed

 

 

21/01

27/10

 

 

?

30

 

 

Held: Pondoland

Died: Transkei Hospital

John Vorster Sq., Jhb

 

 

40

5

 

 

 

1976

 

 

23. Mdluli, Joseph

24. Tshwane, William

25. Mohapi, Mapetla

26. Mazwembe, Luke

27. Mbatha, Dumisani

28. Mogatusi, Fenuel

29. Mashabane, Jacob

30. Unknown man

31. Mzolo, Edward

32. Mamashila, Ernest

33. Mosala, Tbalo

34. Tshazibane, Wellington

35. Botha, George

 

 

19/03

25/07

05/08

02/09

25/09

28/09

05/10

05/10

09/10

19/11

26/11

11/12

15/12

 

 

50

?

25

32

16

22

22

?

40

35

60

30

30

 

 

Security HQ, Durban

Modderbee Prison, East Rand

Kei Road Jail, East London

Caledon Sq., Cape Town

Held:Modderbee Prison

Died: Far East Rand Hospital

Johannesburg Fort

Johhanesburg Fort

Carltonville police cells

Johannesburg Fort

Balfour, Transvaal

Butterworth, Transkei

John Vorster Sq., Jhb

Sanlam Building, Port Elizabeth

 

 

<1

<1

22

<1

9

70

4

?

8

3

87

2

5

 

 

 

1977

 

36. Ndzanga, Lawrence

37. Ntshuntsha, Nanaotha (Dr)

38. Malele, Elmon

39. Mabelane, Mathews

40. Joyi, Twasifeni

41. Malinga, Samuel

42. Khoza, Aaron

43. Mabija, Phakamile

44. Loza, Elijah

45. Haffejee, Hoosen (Dr)

46. Mzizi, Bayempin

47. Biko, Steve

48. Malaza, Sipho

08/01

09/01

20/01

15/02

15/02

22/02

26/03

07/07

01/08

03/08

13/08

12/09

16/11

53

43

61

23

?

45

35

27

59

26

62

31

18

 

Johannesburg Fort

Leslie Police Sta.

Held: John Vorster Sq.,

Johannesburg

Died: Nursing home

John Vorster Sq., Jhb

Idutywa, Transkei

Held: Pietermaritzburg

Died: Edendale Hospital

Pietermaritzburg Prison

Tvl Rd Police Sta. Kimberly

Held: Verster Prison, Paarl

Died: Tygerberg Hospital,

Cape Town

Brighton Beach Police Sta.,

Durban

Brighton Beach Police Sta.,

Durban

Held: Port Elizabeth

Died: Pretoria

Krugersdorp police cells

 

51

26

13

25

?

22

106

10

65

1

35

24

138

 

 

1978

 

 

49. Tabalaza, Lungile

 

 

10/07

 

 

19

 

 

Sanlam Building, Port Elizabeth

 

 

<1

 

 

 

1980

 

 

50. Ndzumo, Saul

 

 

10/09

 

 

58

 

 

Umtata, Transkei

 

 

9

 

 

 

1981

 

 

51. Mgqweto, Manana

52. Muofhe, Tshifhiwa

 

 

17/09

12/11

 

 

60

28

 

 

Engcobo, Transkei

Venda

 

 

?

2

 

 

 

1982

 

 

53. Aggett, Neil (Dr)

54. Dipale, Ernest

 

 

05/02

08/08

 

 

28

21

 

 

John Vorster Sq., Jhb

John Vorster Sq., Johannesburg

 

 

70

3

 

 

 

1983

 

 

55. Mndawe, Simon

56. Malatji, Paris

 

 

08/03

05/07

 

 

23

23

 

 

Nelspruit Prison

Protea Police Sta., Soweto

 

 

14

<1

 

 

 

1984

 

 

57. Tshikudo, Samuel

58. Sipele, Mxolisi

59. Mthethwa, Ephraim

 

 

20/01

??/06

25/08

 

 

50

?

22

 

 

Held: Venda

Died: Tshizidzini Hospital

Sulenkama Hospital, Transkei

Durban Central Prison

 

 

77

150

165

 

 

 

1985

 

 

60. Raditsela, Andries

61. Ndondo, Batandwa

 

 

06/05

24/09

 

 

29

22

 

 

Baragwanath Hospital

Cala, Transkei

 

 

2

<1

 

 

 

1986

 

 

62. Kutumela, Makompe

63. Nchabaleng, Peter

64. Jacobs, Xoliso

65. Marule, Simon

 

 

05/04

11/04

22/10

23/12

 

 

25

59

20

20

 

Lebowa

Lebowa

Upington

Held: Modderbee Prison

Died: Boksburg/Benoni Hospital

 

1

1

129

183

 

 

 

1987

 

 

66. Mashoke, Benedict

67. Mntonga, Eric

68. Bani, Nobandla

 

 

26/03

24/07

29/07

 

 

20

35

56

 

 

Burgersfort Police Sta.

Mdantsane Cells, Ciskei

North End Cells, Port Elizabeth

 

 

215

1

333

 

 

 

1988

 

 

69. Zokwe, Sithembele

70. Makaleng, Alfred

 

 

12/01

26/08

 

 

36

27

 

 

Butterworth, Transkei

Held: Nylstroom

Died: Johannesburg Hospital

 

 

1

804

 

 

 

1990

 

 

71. Sithole, Clayton Sizwe

72. Tlhotlhomisang, Lucas

73. Madisha, Donald Thabela

 

 

30/01

26/03

01/06

 

 

20

37

30

 

 

John Vorster Sq., Jhb

Klerksdorp

Potgietersrus police station

 

 

4

7

130