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03 February 2017

Marikana/ Rustenburg – Three former employees of Samancor Chrome mine in Marikana, near Rustenburg, have been sentenced to a total of 123 years in prison by the Mahikeng High Court.

Anele Zonke will serve 42 years, while Sandiso Majaxa and Siyabulela Nqwilelo will serve 41 year jail terms respectively.

The three men killed Samancor Chrome mine’s Human Resource manager Goodman Zalukano, and attempted to kill another colleague, Thandi Zulakangana, in Kroondal in 2014. Security measures were intensified in and around the Mahikeng High court where the three were sentenced for robbery, murder, possession of firearms and ammunition.

The victims were coming from a local bottle store at Kroondal Shopping complex when they were attacked and killed by the three heavily armed men.

During the attack Zulakangana, who was pregnant at the time, was shot and sustain serious injuries in her stomach; her unborn child was killed as a result.

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