A few months preceding Dr. Verwoerd’s assassination, the editor of the British periodical, “Statist”, Paul Bareau, wrote…
Six years later, September 6, 1966 Dimitry Tsafendas stabbed Dr. Verwoerd to death in the House of Assembly, Tsafendas escaped the death penalty on the grounds of insanity.
The Attorney General had a strong suspicion that the murder was politically motivated and that Tsafendas was a “hired killer”. Tsafendas was incarcerated indefinitely.
Hendrik Verwoerd – This was a Man!