Mpofu released from Eastern Cape hospital

2013-04-14 22:11

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Johannesburg - Lawyer Dali Mpofu was on Sunday discharged from an East London hospital after he was stabbed and robbed while walking along a beach.

"I have been released and I am fine. However, doctors advised me not to fly because I have a lung problem," said Mpofu.

He said he would have to travel by road to Johannesburg.

Mpofu, who is representing miners involved in last year's police shootings in Marikana, North West, was attacked by two people while walking on a beach at East London on Thursday.

He was stabbed in the upper and lower body.

The former SABC CEO was believed to be on a short break before the Farlam Commission of Inquiry into the Marikana shootings resumes.

Eastern Cape police spokesperson Brigadier Miranda Mills said investigations were continuing and no arrests had been made.

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