Albert Luthuli's grandson says family still seeking closure 50 years on

Albert Luthuli's grandson says family still seeking closure 50 years on

- The grandson of Albert Luthuli has said that his family is still seeking answers regarding Luthuli's death

- He said the family does not accept the narrative that Luthuli died as a result of a train accident

- Luthuli's grandon also said that government was failing apartheid victims by not prosecuting and investigating their cases further

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The family of former ANC leader, Inkosi Albert Luthuli, has said that they are still pursuing their own investigation into Luthuli's death.

They hope that their efforts have led to the inquest regarding Luthuli's death being reopened.

Luthuli ostensibly died in 1967 after being hit by a train, but Luthuli's family thinks this story may be a lie spread by the apartheid government.

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Mthunzi Luthuli, Albert Luthuli's grandson, has said his family is still trying to find closure over Luthuli's death, according to News24.

Mthunzi also said that he thought that government had done many victims of apartheid crimes a disservice by not pursuing prosecution or more in-depth investigations into their deaths.

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Mthunzi asked how government expected the family to move when so many questions still remained unanswered regarding the death of their grandfather, adding that Luthuli was not only important to his family but was also a struggle icon who played a large role in the country's history.

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Mthunzi made the comments to the media after attending the court proceedings of Joao Jan Rodrigue, an apartehid-era cop who was allegedly responsible for the murder of anti-apartheid activist, Ahmed Timol, Briefly.co.za has gathered.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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