'It is utter rubbish. It's a lie': Shamila Batohi on R1.7m CR17 payment claim

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"It is utter rubbish. " With these seven words national director of public prosecutions (NDPP) Shamila Batohi on Tuesday scotched rumours circulating online that she had been paid  R1,750,000 by Cyril Ramaphosa's CR17 campaign fund.

Twitter has been awash with claims, backed by a purported "list", claiming that certain judges and people had allegedly been paid various amounts by the fund. The list circulated at the same time that damning revelations were published by the Daily Maverick about a money trail linking EFF leader Julius Malema to an alleged spending spree involving millions siphoned from VBS Mutual Bank.

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