3 found dead at Grootvlei mine

2015-09-08 13:35


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Springs - The bodies of three people were found at the Grootvlei mine in Springs, police said on Tuesday.

"Two bodies found in Springs at Grootvlei mine with bullet wounds. Third body discovered inside mine," according to a tweet by the SA Police Service.

Further details were not immediately available.

Gauteng police spokesperson Captain Tsekiso Mofokeng said he was on the way to the scene and would be able to provide details only later.

The Grootvlei mine is linked to the case against Aurora directors, including President Jacob Zuma's nephew Khulubuse Zuma.

On June 25 the High Court in Pretoria said fraud charges could be brought against all Aurora directors, except Zuma.

Judge Eberhard Bertelsmann found that all the directors were reckless in managing the Pamodzi Gold mines Aurora took over and were liable for all costs.

Zuma, however, was held liable only for costs after December 2009.

In 2009 Aurora was appointed by liquidators to manage the mines in Springs and Orkney.

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