Category «Judicial»

NPA Responds to the City Press article

The National Director of Public Prosecutions has noted the front page City Press article published yesterday; to the effect that Minister Gordhan will be charged before Christmas. The article in so far as it relates to the NPA is entirely without merit. The investigations are currently underway and are believed to be at an advance …

State Employee’s House Siezed

On 6 October 2016 a former employee of the Independent Development Trust (the IDT), Martha Baloyi, appeared in the Pretoria Specialised Commercial Crimes Court, Pretoria on charges of fraud. She was released on bail and the case was postponed to 4 November 2016. Baloyi, who was employed at the IDT as a Project Implementation Manager, …

NPA Decides to Prosecute Julius Malema For Incitement

Members of the media are advised that, the Acting Special Director of Public Prosecution and Head of Priority Crimes Litigation Unit, Dr Torie Pretorius SC, on the recommendation of the prosecutor and after having perused the evidence and consulted with the DPP: Free State, Advocate Xolisile Khanyile and the DPP: KZN, Advocate Moipone Noko decided …

DPCI WELCOMES CONSTITUTIONAL COURT DECISION TO DISMISS HELEN SUZMAN FOUNDATION’S LEAVE TO APPEAL

Hawks

The Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation (DPCI) welcomes the decision of the Constitutional Court to dismiss the application for leave to appeal by the Helen Suzman Foundation and the Freedom Under Law. The decision was handed down on Monday afternoon. Judge Tuchten of the Pretoria High Court had earlier dismissed the urgent interdictory relief against …

NDPP DECIDES TO PROSECUTE COLONEL NAVIN MADHOE AND MR THOSHAN PANDAY FOR CORRUPTION

Members of the media are advised that on 02 September 2016, the National Director of Public Prosecutions, Advocate Shaun Abrahams decided to institute a criminal prosecution against Colonel Navin Madhoe and businessman Thoshan Panday for corruption in contravention of Section 3(b) of the Prevention and Combating of Corrupt Activities Act 12 of 2004. The charges …

NPA STATEMENT ON ELECTION, POLITICAL AND PUBLIC VIOLENCE

The National Director of Public Prosecutions (‘NDPP’), Advocate Shaun Abrahams, is extremely concerned about the high levels of election, public and politically related violence in our country. In this regard, the NDPP has committed teams of highly experienced prosecutors to work closely with law enforcement agencies responsible for investigating election, public and political violence related …

Battle Of Nkandla Ends In Justice

IFP

The unanimous judgment handed down today by the Constitutional Court has ended an inordinately costly two year process of back and forth in which the ruling party sought to use its parliamentary majority to protect the patently unlawful actions of its President. In light of this judgment and the statement of the Constitutional Court that …