Constantia businessman Rob Packham has been sentenced to 22 years behind bars in the Cape Town High Court for killing his wife.
Political analyst, Somadoda Fikeni, says the new National Director of Public Prosecutions (NDPP), Advocate Shamila Batohi, may face pressure to act swiftly against those who have been implicated at the current commissions of inquiry.
The head of the NPA’s Asset Forfeiture Unit, Willie Hofmeyr, has told the enquiry about increasing political interference by Advocate Nomgcobo Jiba in the work of the prosecution.
Convicted tax fraudster 68 year old Thomas Fortuin has been sentenced to three years direct imprisonment by the Cape Town Regional Court.
The Constitutional Court has declared the appointment of National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) head Shaun Abrahams unconstitutional.