The news broke on The Midday Report with Stephen Grootes yesterday, that Nomgcibo Jiba has been promoted to the senior position of Head of National Prosecution Services, and that the charges against the former deputy Director of Public Prosecutions had been dropped.
Earlier this year senior police officials served a summons on Deputy National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) Head Jiba in relation to her handling of the prosecution of KwaZulu-Natal Hawks Boss Johan Booysenwhen based on a statement which did not in fact exist. Jiba was accused of fraud and perjury.
After the news broke yesterday that the charges have been unceremoniously dropped, Stephen Grootes reflects on what could be the reason behind this trend where people seem to be given slack depending on who they know in high places. Watch the latest Considered View below: