Reference number: SAH-2018-NAR-0014
Status note: Process concluded
Date submitted: November 06, 2018
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
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 date: 2018-12-18
Response nature: Released in full
Received within statutory period: No
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.
SAHA CALL number