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Amcu: Police ignoring evidence in mine shootings

Mohahu Maseko was shot while on his way to work at the Rustenburg mine on Tuesday.

FILE: Amcu president Joseph Mathunjwa. Picture: EWN

JOHANNESBURG - The Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (Amcu) has accused the police of ignoring evidence from the mining union to help make arrests after two of its leaders were targetted at the Impala platinum mine.

Mohahu Maseko was shot while on his way to work at the Rustenburg mine on Tuesday. He's recovering in hospital.

This comes just a week after the branch treasurer-general was killed there.

Amcu president Joseph Mathunjwa says there is something sinister behind the killing.

"All our members who are in leadership are not safe. What is disappointing, is that even when the information is brought to law enforcement, there are no steps taken, especially after the attempted murder of our deputy chairperson at Lonmin, who survived five bullets."

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