Reference number: SAH-2018-NAR-0009
Status note: Process concluded
Date submitted: November 06, 2018
Request for the Security Legislation Directorate File of the late Ernest Dipale (file number 6471) who was arrested under the Security Act and died in detention at the John Vorster Square on 8 August 1982.
Initial request communication
Submission of PAIA request SAH-2018-NAR-0009
Sent on: November, 06 2018
Notice of intention to lodge internal appeal for PAIA request SAH-2018-NAR-0009
Sent on: January, 05 2019
Response date: 2018-12-03
Response nature: Transferred in part – remainder pending
Received within statutory period: Yes
This is a 58 page document released by the national Archive and Records Services of South Africa, which when opened is an SLD file of Ernest Dipale containing news paper clippings regarding Ernest death in detention and political affiliation. Also included in the file are medical reports and correspondences of Ernest Dipale while in detention, dated 09 November 1981. This record is PERMANENTLY EMBARGOED and cannot be made available to the public due to the information it contains.
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