Abrahams still compromised, despite decision on Zuma prosecution - Naidoo

Lobby group Casac says the prosecution of former President Jacob Zuma does not make NPA head Shaun Abrahams any less compromised.

Read: NPA to pursue Zuma prosecution

Casac director Lawson Naidoo says Abrahams has not explained why he initially colluded with Zuma in the spy tapes saga.

Naidoo says the prosecuting authority seems to have changed its tune following the removal of Zuma from power.

Also read: Zuma has always said he wanted his day in court - Richard Calland

Casac director Lawson Naidoo says the NPA should conduct the prosecution in a speedy and efficient manner.

If Jacob Zuma was still president of the Republic, would this decision have been taken?

Lawson Naidoo, Director of CASAC

One can see the manner in which the NPA has changed its mode of operation, blowing with the political winds. This is not an organisation that is exercising its functions independently.

Lawson Naidoo, Director of CASAC

One hopes that they will pull out all the stops to ensure that this matter comes to trial as quickly as possible.

Lawson Naidoo, Director of CASAC

It is a big day. It's a day that comes 14 years too late.

Lawson Naidoo, Director of CASAC

It's unfortunate that the decision has been taken by a compromised NDPP.

Lawson Naidoo, Director of CASAC

An unknown NGO this week asked the court for a permanent stay of Zuma's prosecution.

Naidoo says the organisation is most likely a front for Zuma and an attempt to stall court proceedings.

Take a listen to Lawson Naidoo share his perspective:


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