Six cops implicated in Marikana deaths granted bail


Johannesburg, 14 August 2015 - This Sunday will mark the third anniversary of the Marikana massacre. There have been calls for government to erect a monument to recognise the victims of the mass shooting.

JOHANNESBURG - Six police officer implicated in the Marikana deaths have been granted bail. 

Nine senior police officers appeared in court for the Marikana killings on Thursday.



They&39;re facing a string of charges including murder and defeating the ends of justice.

They are believed to be responsible for the deaths of three people in the days leading up to the massacre.

The criminal charges follow recommendations by the Farlam commission of inquiry.