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Cop admits Marikana ‘not a success’

Police interventions to curb violent striking Marikana mineworkers in August 2012 failed, the Farlam Commission of Inquiry heard.

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Strict cover for Marikana's Mr X

Stringent process will have to be followed at the Marikana Commission when Mr X testifies, retired judge Ian Farlam ruled.

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Marikana’s Mr X to testify in camera

A police witness, dubbed Mr X, will testify in camera, from a remote undisclosed location to the Marikana Commission of Inquiry.

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I will expose Marikana’s Mr X - Mpofu
April 1 2014 at 12:59

Photos and details of a protected Marikana witness will be distributed among miners, the Farlam Commission of Inquiry heard.

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Mystery of Marikana c lashes remains
March 28 2014 at 17:17

Mystery still surrounds the identity of a police officer who ordered the firing of tear gas at Marikana that led to a fatal clash on August 13, 2012.

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Marikana widow, wounded cop want answers
March 27 2014 at 16:44

The wife of Warrant Officer Sello Leepaku, who was killed during at Marikana, and critically wounded Lieutenant Shitumo Solomon Baloyi await justice, an inquiry heard.

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Bizos questions top cop absense at Marikana
March 27 2014 at 13:02

Senior police officers should have led from the front when the SAPS moved to confront striking miners at Marikana, the Farlam Commission of Inquiry heard.

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Marikana strategy ‘same as Sharpeville’
March 26 2014 at 18:19

Similarities are evident between the way police shot citizens at Sharpeville and the shooting of Marikana miners.

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Phiyega quizzed me of false info: cop
March 26 2014 at 17:38

Lt-Col Salmon Vermaak claims he was confronted by national police chief Riah Phiyega with a set of false allegations as he prepared to testify before the Farlam Commission.

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Cop vs cops at Marikana inquiry
March 26 2014 at 15:40

Police commanders at the Marikana labour unrest were not experienced in crowd management, North West police air wing commander Lt-Col Salmon Vermaak said.

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Cops mum on Marikana ‘fall guy’
March 26 2014 at 12:33

Police have declined to comment on testimony that a police air wing commander was asked to take the blame for 34 deaths.

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I won't be Marikana fall guy: cop
March 25 2014 at 18:12

The police wanted NW air wing commander Salmon Vermaak to take the blame for the Marikana massacre, the Farlam Commission heard.

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Marikana cops amateurs: Vermaak
March 24 2014 at 18:26

Police officers assigned to manage the labour unrest at Marikana lacked critical experience, the Farlam Commission heard.

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