A miner who is testifying at the Marikana commission says both the police and mining company Lonmin were innocent in the events at Marikana in 2012.
The Farlam commission has heard that police witness Mr X would be discarding muti, to follow the prescripts of Christianity.
An advocate representing the families of the deceased miners wanted to know if Mr X had been offered anything else in exchange for his testimony.
The former police minister had the opportunity to give the commission his version of events, but used it instead to show off his fancy footwork.
Mr X on Thursday apologised to the families of the people he claims he had a hand in killing in the days leading up to the Marikana massacre.
While accepting responsibility for police operations on August 16 2012, the former police minister pointed out he wasn’t personally to blame.
As former police minister Nathi Mthethwa is set to begin his testimony at the Marikana commission, we focus on some questions he'll have to answer.
Advocate Dali Mpofu is expected to fire accusations at former police minister Nathi Mthethwa that he sparked the Marikana massacre.
The credibility of "Mr X" as a witness was pushed into shaky territory when his cross-examination at the Marikana commission started this week.
The Marikana Commission has once again adjourned before hearing the end of Mr X's testimony.
Mr X became visibly agitated on Tuesday as an evidence leader accused him of lying to the Marikana commission.
Mr X, testifying at the Marikana Commission, claims that Amcu president Joseph Mathunjwa told some strikers to kill NUM president Senzeni Zokwana.
An international policing expert, Gary White, says there were major problems with Marikana's planning, intelligence, and command and control.
Stabbing, hacking, shooting and burning were "necessary" to make miners aware of the strike.
The Marikana Commission was the stage for more scenes of anguish on Tuesday as the testimony of Mr X continued.
Family members of the Lonmin security guards who were killed by striking miners cried inconsolably as a witness described the details of the murders.
The Farlam commission has heard that a request to have a witness undergo mental observation had no merit and that there's no factual basis for it.
Mr X has asked the Marikana chair to halt the commission so he could consult his traditional healer after feeling sick.
The police are hoping his statement will show that the Marikana miners were planning violence on the day 34 were killed in August 2012.