Profligate state ruins a good week for the law

04 October 2020 - 00:36

On the face of it, this was a good week. The new National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) began to show its claws, helped along by the Special Investigating Unit and the Zondo commission of inquiry into state capture.

A once untouchable former police crime intelligence head and Jacob Zuma favourite, Richard Mdluli, was sent to prison for five years for kidnapping and assault committed more than two decades ago. An appeal was denied...

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