#PODCAST:Hailed as a pillar in the Chatsworth community, we remember the life of the late attorney, Siven Samuel

By Newsbreak Producer's Tashlan Naidoo and Taliesha Naidoo - The COVID19 virus has claimed the life of yet another anti-aprtheid activist, attorney and sportsman. Hailed as a great community leader and part of the fabric that the Chatsworth community south of Durban is made up of, friends and colleagues of the late attorney Siven Samuel are left devastated. Samuel passed away from COVID19 related complications yesterday morning. Samuel was involved in many high profile community cases such as Morgambery Kandasamy who was sentenced to three life terms for the murder of his wife and 2 children with a religious mace in 2013. He was also a part of the 1996 SBV transit van heist in which over R31 million rand was stolen. As one of the great attorney's in the area, the job became a tradition, as all three of his children became attorney's. Jerald Vedan, a veteran lawyer and friend says Samuel's activism started during his university years, and he always fought for the community till his last days. Meanwhile, Brandon Pillay - Chairman of the Bayview Flats Residents Association says he is still battling to come to terms with Samuel's death. Pillay was mentored by Samuel as a teenager, which propelled him towards taking an interest in community activism. He says Samuel worked on various pro bono cases in the community, such as saving multiple residents from being evicted from their homes in Bayview....