President Cyril Ramaphosa has made three new appointments to the National Prosecuting Authority.
Businessman Adam Catzavelos has lost his second bid to have the charge of Crimen injuria brought against him dropped. The Randburg Magistrate’s Court heard that the National Director of Public Prosecutions has decided to proceed with the case.
The NPA said the organisation has been placed in a very precarious position and is under immense strain due to financial constraints which are impeding its functions.
Former National Director of Public Prosecutions Mxolisi Nxasana has described his appointment at the NPA back in August 2013 as surprising, shocking and yet humbling.
National Director of Public Prosecutions Shamila Batohi has officially introduced Advocate Hermione Cronje as the head of the NPA’s Investigating Directorate.