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'Charge Marikana miners when you charge the police'

The NPA has decided to charge 17 Marikana miners for the deaths of 10 people who were killed before the massacre.

The miners' lawyer, Andries Nkomo, says the miners should be charged at the same time as the police are charged with murder.

Stephen Grootes explains the logic of charging one before the other and what it means to charge them at the same time.


This article first appeared on 702 : 'Charge Marikana miners when you charge the police'


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