Chilling similarities between the deaths of Collins Khosa and Steve Biko

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Collins Khosa was allegedly beaten to death by soldiers in Alexandra during the Covid-19 lockdown. His family has gone to court to ask for a specialised unit to investigate abuses by police and soldiers during the State of Disaster.
Collins Khosa was allegedly beaten to death by soldiers in Alexandra during the Covid-19 lockdown. His family has gone to court to ask for a specialised unit to investigate abuses by police and soldiers during the State of Disaster.
PHOTO: Supplied via GroundUp

Chilling and frightening similarities between the deaths of Stephen Bantu Biko and Collins Khosa have emerged since reports of the findings of the SA National Defence Force (SANDF) Military Ombudsman’s inquiry into the death of Khosa were released on Wednesday.

It is this parallel, coupled with potential cover-ups by authorities concerned, that is increasingly cementing one’s loss of confidence in the leadership of the ANC government in general, and Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula and Police Minister Bheki Cele in particular.

Biko was killed by the brutal apartheid police.

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