Mr X a competent witness, Judge Farlam rules

Mr X a competent witness, Judge Farlam rules

Pretoria – An application for a witness known only as Mr X to be referred for mental observation was dismissed by the Farlam Commission of Inquiry on Monday.

“I am not satisfied that sufficient grounds exist that Mr X is not a competent witness,” Judge Ian Farlam said in Pretoria.

Farlam said he had observed the witness and was satisfied he was competent.

Earlier, Advocate Dali Mpofu, for wounded and arrested Marikana mineworkers, asked for Mr X to undergo mental observation. He may not be named to protect his identity…

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