The National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) has confirmed that a mediation agreement led to the withdrawal of sexual assault and crimen injuria charges against former African National Congress (ANC) Western Cape Chairperson Marius Fransman.
The Gauteng Provincial Government has voiced its confidence in the NPA in its attempts to probe the Life Esidimeni tragedy.
The state says their decision to call the girl who was raped at a Dros Restaurant in Pretoria when she was seven years old, to testify, was the right call to make as the judge rejected Nicholas Ninow’s version that he acted impulsively.
National Prosecuting Authority’s spokesperson Phindi Louw-Mjonondwane says they are proud of the seven-year-old rape victim for rebutting the version of confessed rapist Nicholas Ninow.
EFF leader Julius Malema says the Heads of the National Prosecuting Authority and the Hawks should not be used by those Malema claims are out to score political points.
The National Director of Public Prosecutions, Shamila Batohi, says any private funding to the NPA will be handled with transparency and accountability.
The Economic Freedom Fighters leader Julius Malema and party spokesperson Mbuyiseni Ndlozi will be hauled before the courts for allegedly assaulting a police officer.
The National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) and the Hawks have contradicted one another in parliament regarding access to a Steinhoff audit report on accounting irregularities at the company.
South African Revenue Service Commissioner, Edward Kieswetter, says they are working closely with the National Prosecuting Authority and other law enforcement agencies to get those involved in State Capture and tax fraud arrested.