Zondo denies Moyane leave to cross-examine Gordhan

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- dailymaverick.co.za | 2 months ago

“Any witness appearing before the commission may be cross-examined by a person, should the chair deem it necessary and in the best interests of the function of the commission,” Zondo said in his judgment at the commission of inquiry into state capture on Tuesday.

“The true test is whether it is necessary, or if it serves in the best interests of the commission,” he added. Zondo found that the five themes presented by Moyane in his application failed to show how Gordhan had implicated him through his statement on allegations of state capture; and that he had failed to show why these themes would serve in the best interests of the work of the commission.

As a result, his application to cross-examine Gordhan was dismissed.

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