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Phiyega, Jiba appointments raise questions - Corruption Watch

The National Police Commissioner has reportedly been accused of fraud and perjury. Meanwhile, NPA head Advocate Shaun Abrahams has been reported to have ignored legal opinions from the NPA's own prosecutors about prosecuting Advocate Nomgcobo Jiba.

Stephen Grootes on Wednesday spoke to Corruption Watch's David Lewis about the country's criminal justice system.

Listen to the conversation below:

What does Phiyega charge say about her political support?

National Police Commissioner Riah Phiyega has reportedly been found guilty of fraud, perjury and misconduct.

This makes her the third police commissioner post democracy not to serve a full term. Her two predecessors were dismissed for dishonesty.

Listen to the report below:

NPA boss 'ignores' warning about Jiba

Meanwhile, Abrahams reportedly ignored legal advice by two senior prosecutors that charges be laid against Jiba.

Listen to the report below:


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