Zondo caught in Gordhan and Moyane's crossfire

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- citizen.co.za | 4 months ago

Two legal brawlers, senior counsels Dali Mpofu and Michelle le Roux, yesterday locked horns, leaving Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo at the Commission of Inquiry into State Capture unable to make a ruling until he has applied his mind.

Mpofu, representing the South African Revenue Service (Sars) former commissioner Tom Moyane, was arguing in favour of allowing his client to cross-examine his former boss, Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan. Gordhan implicated Moyane during his testimony before the commission in November last year.

Mpofu argued that for Gordhan’s evidence to be accepted, “it has to be tested”, with its credibility and relevance being key.

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