March 8, 1996 — Sapa
FORMER VLAKPLAAS COMMANDER, DIRK COETZEE, APPLIES FOR AMNESTY
Former Vlakplaas commander Capt Dirk Coetzee had applied for
amnesty in terms of the Promotion of National Unity and
Reconciliation Act, Truth and Reconciliation Commission deputy
chairman Dr Alex Boraine said on Friday.
Boraine said Coetzee arrived unannounced at the commission's
Cape Town headquarters on Wednesday to hand in a completed
application form and “a long, large document” which would be
forwarded to the commission's amnesty committee.
Boraine said Coetzee had also handed in application forms on
behalf of two other people whom he did not identify.
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