Five corpses held at the Diepkloof Pathology Services Centre in Soweto have been released to their families after the intervention of Gauteng MEC for Health Dr Gwen Ramokgopa. Ramakgopa visited the centre on Friday where a go-slow by forensic pathology officers is in progress to intercede for the autopsies to be done before bodies could be released to their families. "This was done with the interest of families that came from as far as KZN‚ Limpopo‚ and Lesotho who had already arranged for transportation of their loved ones to their respective homes for burial this weekend‚" Ramokgopa’s spokesperson‚ Khutso Rabothata‚ said. "Forensic Pathologists working at the facility were later requested to conduct autopsies after lengthy negotiations with Forensic Pathology Officers‚ who were on a go-slow in a bid to register their concerns‚ were unsuccessful. View autopsies were done on five bodies that were released to their respective families‚" Rabothata added. Rabothata said the Gauteng Dep...

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