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Rheenendal bus tragedy families await clarity on decision not to prosecute

Families of the victims of the Rheenendal bus tragedy want the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) to explain why no one will be prosecuted.

This is despite the ruling by the Knysna Magistrate’s Court last year that found several people's negligence contributed to the 2011 tragedy which resulted in the death of 14 children and their 65 year old bus driver.

Advocate Norman Arendse, lawyer representing the families of the victims, said the DPP had instructed investigators to archive the case docket without formal process or communication.

Listen to the full conversation from CapeTalk's Breakfast with Kieno Kammies:


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