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SAHA - FOIP – SAH-2018-NAR-0014 – Request tracker

Request for the Security Legislation Directorate File of the late Almond Malele (File No. 1201)

Reference number: SAH-2018-NAR-0014
Submitting organisation: South African History Archive (SAHA)
Status: transferred-partial
Date submitted: November 06, 2018
Stage(s): Initial request
Transferred To: SAH-2018-SAP-0035
Request description:

Request for the Security Legislation Directorate File of the late Almond Malele (File No. 1201) who died in detention on 20 January 1977, eleven days after being arrested as a suspected underground ANC activist. Mr Malele is officially recorded as having died of natural causes after hitting his head on a desk during interrogation by members of the SAP.

Initial request communication

Communication sent

Submission of PAIA request SAH-2018-NAR-0014
Sent on: November, 06 2018
Notice of intention to lodge internal appeal for PAIA request SAH-2018-NAR-0014
Sent on: January, 05 2019

Response received

Response date: 2018-12-18
Response nature: Released in full
Received within statutory period: No

Released records

Record summary
This is a 93 page document released by the National Archive of Southern Africa, which when opened is an SLD file of Elman Malele opened by the Department of justice in March 1971. This file consist of correspondence from 02 March 1971 to 04 July 1986, from medical records, affidavits and more. This record is EMBARGOES as requested by the requester, so it cannot be made publicly available or be open for researchers.
Total pages
93
SAHA CALL number
AL2878_B01.03.49

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Acknowledgment of Receipt - SAH2018NAR0014acknwlgltr06112018.pdf