Tom Moyane does not need to be 'consoled' says Pravin Gordhan's lawyer

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Lawyers representing public enterprises minister Pravin Gordhan at the state capture inquiry have argued that time and money should not be wasted on “consoling” axed SA Revenue Service (Sars) boss Tom Moyane's feelings by allowing him to cross-examine the minister.

In a legal to-and-fro between Moyane and Gordhan at the inquiry on Wednesday‚ Gordhan's lawyer, Michelle le Roux, argued that issues canvassed in Moyane's application to cross-examine her client had already been dealt with by retired judge Robert Nugent in his investigation into tax and governance issues at the revenue collector. Le Roux came up against Moyane's lawyer‚ Dali Mpofu‚ when arguing against the application before commission chair‚ deputy chief justice Raymond Zondo.

“If we understand Moyane's application .

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