Shamila Batohi appointed new NPA boss

Editor's Note: This article has been updated to reflect a spelling correction.

Advocate Shamila Batohi has been appointed as the new head of the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA).

President Cyril Ramaphosa says Batohi has shown herself to be a fit and proper person for the job.

The NPA has been without a permanent head since the Constitutional Court set aside the appointment of Shaun Abrahams in August.

Batohi is a former state prosecutor from KwaZulu-Natal and now International Criminal Court law advisor.

She will start her term in February next year after serving out her term at the International Criminal Court.


This article first appeared on CapeTalk : Shamila Batohi appointed new NPA boss


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