'Hit squad' on trial

09 February 2016 - 02:23 By Graeme Hosken

There's no body, and it is a case so cold a generation separates it from the present.But the National Prosecuting Authority believes it will get justice for the family of Nokuthula Simelane, who was kidnapped, tortured and killed, allegedly by a Soweto apartheid hit squad 33 years ago.Yesterday, the NPA announced it was to prosecute four men linked to the kidnapping, disappearance and murder of Simelane in October 1983.

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