Joyce Mananki Seipei and Jerry Richardson, Johannesburg, 1997
Apartheid--South AfricaPolitical violence--South AfricaSouth Africa--Social conditionsWar crimes investigation--South AfricaTruth and Lies
Joyce Mananki Seipei and Jerry Richardson, Johannesburg, 1997. In 1989, Richardson was arrested for the murder of fourteen-year-old Stompie Seipei, Joyce's son, who was suspected of being a police informer. Stompie's body was found on 6 January 1989. He was tortured to death by Jerry Richardson, the coach of the Mandela Football Club. Jerry testified at the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) and claimed that his orders came from Mrs Winnie Mandela, whom he called "mommie". Mrs Mandela denied all involvement.
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