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sandf thumb medium90 89Cape Times reports that Defence and Military Veterans Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula has announced a probe into the circumstances leading to the death on 4 June of Brigadier-General Motlhokomedi Kenneth Petso, commander of the SANDF’s Waterkloof Air Force Base in Pretoria.  

Mapisa-Nqakula said in a statement:  “The South African National Defence Force is saddened to announce the untimely passing of Brigadier-General Motlhokomedi Kenneth Petso, General Officer Commanding Air Force Base Waterkloof, on June 4.  Further investigations surrounding the circumstances of his death are under way.”  SAAF spokesperson Colonel Eugene Motati indicated that Petso’s body was found along the M17 national road near Soshanguve in Gauteng last Tuesday.  The police are also investigating the matter.  Petso’s memorial service will be held on Wednesday at the SAAF Memorial Site of Bays Hill outside Pretoria.

  • Read the full original of Raphael Wolf’s report on this story at Cape Times


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