Mineworker protest case postponed

2012-09-18 16:20

Rustenburg - Fifty-five people arrested during a protest at Bafokeng Rasimone platinum mine near Rustenburg appeared in the Bafokeng Magistrate's Court in Tlhabane on Tuesday.

They were granted bail of R500 each and the matter was postponed to 26 October for investigation.

The court ordered that they not be part of any illegal gathering in Rasimone, that they refrain from intimidating other workers and not disturb peace and security at Rasimone.

They were arrested on Monday after workers at mine went on a strike.