Nhleko did little to contain Hawks' fallout over Gordhan

03 March 2016 - 02:41 By The Times Editorial

What exactly was the purpose of Police Minister Nathi Nhleko's briefing to journalists yesterday on the Hawks' investigation into the now disbanded ''rogue unit'' allegedly set up at SARS under Pravin Gordhan's watch?Was it a belated attempt at damage control following revelations that the elite police unit had attempted to grill Gordhan just days before he presented the most important Budget in South Africa's history in what is widely believed to have been an attempt by powerful figures, includ...

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