Nel's decision to leave NPA and join AfriForum is "questionable"

Celebrated State prosecutor Gerrie Nel, announced his resignation from the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) to join AfriForum's private prosecutions unit.

This announcement has been met with surprise by many considering Nel's record of successful prosecutions including Paralympian Oscar Pistorius and former police chief, Jackie Selebi.

EWN reporter Mandy Wiener looks at the reaction to his resignation saying many are calling it "questionable".

People are saying AfriForum advances one group of people... white Afrikaaners.

Mandy Wiener, EWN

He has been very frustrated at the NPA and had long running battles with suspended deputy NDPP Nongcomo Jiba.

Mandy Wiener, EWN

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