Farlam to grill Cyril

2013-10-27 06:00

ANC deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa will be hauled before the Marikana Commission of Inquiry chaired by retired Judge Ian Farlam.

He will be asked to explain the alleged pressure he exerted on police, ahead of the killing of 34 miners in Marikana last year.

This week, a transcript of a high-level meeting came to light in which Ramaphosa was further implicated as a force behind the ramped-up police action that preceded the miners’ deaths.

Ramaphosa will have to tell the commission how and why he pressurised Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa into acting against the miners.

Highly placed sources within the Farlam commission say Mthethwa will also be called to testify.

» For the full story, including why Mthethwa will be called to testify, get City Press newspaper today.

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