Neil Aggett's sister makes impassioned plea at his inquest

Burger is testifying at the inquest into his death in detention in 1982. Courtesy #DStv403

JOHANNESBURG - Neil Aggett's sister has made an impassioned plea for the truth about her brother's death.

Jill Burger is testifying at the new inquest into his death in detention in 1982.

Aggett was found hanging in his cell at John Vorster Square, now known as the Johannesburg Central Police Station.

READ: Aggett family wants media present at cell inspection

The initial inquest found that the doctor and anti-apartheid activist committed suicide

Burger also said her brother Aggett's compassionate nature shaped his political views.

An inquest has been opened into the death of an anti-apartheid activist Neil Aggett. An Apartheid government inquiry concluded he committed suicide, but his family rejected this. Courtesy #DStv403

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