'When you go after the king you have to make sure you kill him' Batohi expects political attacks


- news24.com | 4 months ago

National Director of Public Prosecutions (NDPP) Shamila Batohi says she is under no illusion that she, the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) and the new Investigative Directorate will be the target of political attacks.

"That's going to happen, that's definitely going to happen. We are going to be accused of pursuing persons for political and other motives.

And we expect to be attacked personally as well, and we hope that when it does happen, that civil society and those who want to fight the good fight will be behind us," Batohi said at a press conference at the NPA's headquarters in Silverton, Pretoria, on Friday morning.

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