Advocate Simphiwe Mlotshwa says Jiba interfered with his duties

The three-day process for the search of the countries new National Director of Public Prosecution ends on Friday.

Advocate Simphiwe Mlotshwa told the panel how suspended deputy prosections boss Nomgcobo Jiba interfered in his high-profile corruption case and later removed him from his post to protect politicians.

Eyewitness News senior reporter Barry Bateman is attending the interviews in Pretoria.

READ: NDPP Interviews: Andrea Johnson says top leadership is part of the problem

Mlotshwa says he was called to a meeting at the NPA’s head offices, which was chaired by then acting prosecutions boss Jiba and Mrwebi where he was told he had to withdraw the Amigos' case.

Barry Bateman, EWN senior reporter

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Mlotshwa says he resisted this and a couple of weeks later he summoned to Pretoria and was told he will no longer be the NDPP for KZN.

Barry Bateman, EWN senior reporter

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