Lawyers representing the Marikana victims say their clients are deciding on a course of action following Judge Colin Lamont’s decision to recuse himself from a R1-billion civil suit against President Cyril Ramaphosa, the state and mining company Lonmin plc.
A complaint over the judge’s conduct is on the cards over what attorney Andries Nkome said was the unfair treatment of his clients. He said Lamont had been aware of a recusal application over his ownership of shares in Sibanye-Stillwater, which acquired Lonmin in 2019.
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