NDPP Head Shamila Batohi's 'perfect storm' – de Vos

This is a must-read analysis of the NPA’s seeming paralysis – one which provides an almost incontrovertible argument for why no crooked politicians and their corporate conspirators are wearing orange.

Eight months into her appointment, new NDPP head Shamila Batohi, has yet to launch a single high-profile prosecution. Constitutional law expert, Professor Pierre de Vos explains that she’s facing a prosecutorial nightmare; identifying and weeding out captured middle-order and lower rank staff, a similarly gutted or staffed Hawks, and shrewd political and corporate miscreants able to hire smart lawyers with their ill-gotten gains.

One procedural mistake or piece of evidence out of place and an NPA case is toast.

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