Thabiso Mosebetsane (49) was from Matatiele in the Eastern Cape. He started working at Lonmin in 2008 and lived in Nkaneng informal settlement.

He left behind a wife and 3 children. He was also financially supporting his two brothers and his elderly mother.

On 16 August 2012 Mr Mosebetsane was killed at scene 2 after being shot twice in the head.

According to his brother, Nomakhephu Mosebetsane, "Thabiso's brother Jackson worked in the mines, but he got injured and returned to the village. Thabiso was the only one that was working. We have lost our only breadwinner. I want the children to be assisted with school fees etc. I want there to be food for the family. I want his son Katiso to take his job."

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