Shaik was released fraudulently, illegally and unlawfully - James Selfe

The Democratic Alliance (DA) will write to the Minister of Justice and Correctional Services, Michael Masutha, to invite him to take the matter of Schabir Shaik’s parole to Court.

James Selfe, DA Shadow Minister of Correctional Services, says Shaik was released under the old legislation which did not provide for any review.

It's been eight years since his release and he looks perfectly healthy to you and me.

James Selfe, DA Shadow Minister of Correctional Services

We are going to ask the Minister of Justice and Correctional Services to approach the court to determine what is a just and equitable solution to this matter.

James Selfe, DA Shadow Minister of Correctional Services

Selfe adds Shaik was released fraudulently, illegally and unlawfully. He adds that at the time, their legal team said if ever there was a case that would win on review, this was it.

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