| Tom Moyane granted leave to cross-examine Pravin Gordhan at state capture inquiry

- | 4 months ago

Former SARS boss Tom Moyane has been granted leave to cross-examine Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan, on certain conditions, at the state capture commission of inquiry.

Commission chairperson Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo ruled that Moyane be granted leave to cross-examine Gordhan on whether, in laying criminal charges against Gordhan, he acted maliciously, whether he was motivated wholly or in part by or sought to advance state capture, whether he was abusing a legal process, whether, as SARS commissioner, he sought to advance the state capture project, and whether Moyane‘s “personal goals” while commissioner included the advancement of the state capture project. This comes after Moyane‘s lawyers approached the commission in October and implored Zondo to grant their request unconditionally, because “Gordhan‘s claims are unsubstantiated” and not in the interests of fairness.

“The issue of fairness is central to this.

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