Stringent process will have to be followed at the Marikana Commission when Mr X testifies, retired judge Ian Farlam ruled.
A police witness, dubbed Mr X, will testify in camera, from a remote undisclosed location to the Marikana Commission of Inquiry.
Clarity will soon be given on whether a Marikana police witness, dubbed Mr X, will be allowed to testify in camera.
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The Farlam Commission of Inquiry into the deaths of 44 people at Lonmin's Marikana mines needs to be speedily completed, NUM says.
Gary White has expressed concern about the lack of “meaningful detail” in the version of events presented by police who intervened at Marikana, the Farlam Commission of Inquiry heard.
The policeman in charge of the intervention to curb a wage-related strike at Marikana was questioned about his handling of the volatile situation.
A Lonmin mineworker has been shot dead near Bethanie, while on his way to work.
“We will be launching a pledge by Numsa in support of families and children who since last year had a black Christmas.”
The Farlam Commission of Inquiry will take a recess and reconvene on January 6 next year.
Families of the Lonmin mineworkers shot in Marikana, North West, last year will re-join the public hearings in January.
Dumisa Ntsebeza SC, acting for the Marikana miners, has refuted police evidence that they were under threat at Marikana and acted in self defence.
Several mineworkers were shot in the head during the masacre at Marikana, the Farlam Commission of Inquiry heard.
Video evidence showing a confrontation between striking Lonmin miners and police at Marikana will be reconstructed and shown to the Farlam Commission of Inquiry, the SABC reported.
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