Issued by: Truth and Reconciliation Commission
Truth Reconciliation Commissions' Special Investigative Unit, under detective Captain Fanie Molapo, is to exhume bodies of nine former members of the ANC's armed wing, Umkhonto we Sizwe in Northern Province and Mpumalanga, with effect from May 06.
Two MK members, Victor Mngadi from Inanda Durban and Oupa Funani from Soweto, will be exhumed on Wednesday May 06 at Thandakukhanya Cemetery in Piet Rietief. Exhumations starts at 10am. The two soldiers were killed at the Mahamba border in 1982 by units of the former security forces.
Five MK members, Vusi Mbongwe from Piet Rietief, Bheki Mchunu from Paulpietersburg, James Masango from Soweto, Bafana Mahlombe from Vryheid and Henry Nkosi from Paulpiersburg will be exhumed on Thursday May 07 at Dumbe Cemetery at 10am. The meeting place for the media is Paulpietersburg police station at 9am.
On May 11, two Mk members will be exhumed at Sekoto cemetery in Louis Trichard. They are Charles Tsatsi from Soweto, Johannesburg and Zola Tati from New Brighton.