The Vlakplaas member who killed ANC activists says he is not haunted by his past because he told the truth and helped the families get closure.
Dirk Coetzee, former Vlakplaas commander who was granted amnesty by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission for murder, has died of kidney failure.
Amid accusations of madness, the most horrific stories about the apartheid agent turned out to be true, writes Phillip de Wet.
Coetzee was the first security policeman to publicly confess and recant for his crimes.
Support for police assassination squads has come from the commanding heights of South Africa’s security forces.
Man who followed Dirk Coetzee as ‘hit squad’ boss is linked to nine deaths.
Before leaving the country, Dirk Coetzee told his story to Afrikaans newspaper Vrye Weekblad.