Aug 10, 2022

Mawazo Writing Africa

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Clover security guard attacked during strike dies

JJ Cassanga, a security guard who was attacked during the Clover strike in February, has died.

AfriForum said he collapsed in his doctor’s room on Tuesday.

Cassanga said it was seriously hurt at the protest that also led to the killing of security manager Terrence Tegg at Clover’s offices in Olifantsfontein on February 17.

AfriForum represents both families. It said Cassanga’s relatives reported that he suffered head and brain injuries during the attack and has since suffered from seizures and migraines.

Cassanga has survived four children.

The five men charged with the murder of Tegg and the attack on Cassanga will be arrested on 11. Appearing again in Thembisa Magistrates’ Court on July to continue an application for bail for three of the defendants.

If the evidence suggests a link between the attack and Cassanga’s death, the defendant will be charged a second time threatened with murder, AfriForum said.

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