Paul Erasmus: a contrite hitman or a conscienceless killer?

The confessional memoir of dirty-tricks apartheid spy Paul Erasmus, published a few months after his death, has given rise to even more questions, writes Jonathan Ancer

21 November 2021 - 00:00 By Jonathan Ancer

Paul Erasmus — Mr Dirty Tricks turned whistleblower — wrote a tell-all memoir about his life and crimes as a Security Branch agent during the worst days of apartheid. 

And there were a lot of crimes, more than 500 of them: stealing pot plants, sabotage, assault and attempted murder...

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