Zuma meets with Nxasana on inquiry intentions

Johannesburg - President Jacob Zuma has held a meeting with national director of public prosecutions (NDPP) head, Mxolisi Nxasana, the presidency said on Thursday.

"[They] held further discussions on matters relating to the recent announcement by the president of the intention to hold an inquiry into the NDPP's fitness to hold office," the presidency said in a statement.

Zuma was expected to have another meeting with Nxasana soon.

In August, Zuma notified Nxasana that he was considering suspending him pending an inquiry into his fitness to hold office.

Nxasana filed an urgent application in the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria this week seeking an interdict to stop Zuma from suspending him before he had been provided with full details of the allegations against him and given a chance to make further representations.

Judge Joseph Raulinga postponed his application indefinitely.

Zuma announced his decision to institute the inquiry on 5 July, after reports emerged that Nxasana had apparently not been given a security clearance because of past brushes with the law.

This included being tried for murder about 30 years ago. He was acquitted on the charge based on his version of self-defence.

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Andrew Terr 2014/09/05 01:11:48 AM
Could this be the last kicks of a dying horse? Or the last squeal of a bush pig? Sleepless nights in Nkandla and many a crony's bedroom.
Made-In SA 2014/09/05 01:13:33 AM
In a recent edition of the investigating newspaper on Fridays,i read an interesting article of exactly what the spytapes were. They were the result of a full blown SAPS Crime Intelligence operation,dating back to 2003,called Operation Destroy Lucifer,targeting around 45 people in the NPA and Scorpions like Leonard McCarthy and Gerrie Nel. Another interesting fact is that a former commander of Crime Intelligence,Mulangi Mphegho,at one point in the endless prosecutoral wars stated under oath that these phone intercepts reveal that the NDPP who decided not to charge Number One,Mokotedi Mpshe, had an affair with a prosecutor in Kimberley and that he alledgedly approved fraudulent travel claims by her in order to pursue the relationship with him.Nice blackmailing material don't you think? Mpshe is still an acting judge in the Land Claims court 4 years after he left the post of NDPP and has never appeared before the Judicial Services Commission,where difficult questions can be asked. In that article it is also clearly stated that Mpegho in 2007 approved an application to conduct phone and electronic intercepts of 6 targets on the basis that they are drug suspects.One of that suspects was Leonard McCarthy. A certain Richard Mdluli also approached a certain Prince Mokotedi,head of the NPA "Integrity" Management Unit in September 2007,to ask for help in his investigation of Gerrie Nel,Mokotedi referred him to a certain Nomgcobo Jiba
Afriman Jackson 2014/09/05 09:39:39 AM
Nxasana hasn't assured Zuma that he will stall prosecution should the DA try to use the spy tapes against him.. So he's about to be sacked to make way for someone who will protect Zuma..
sbudahboy 2014/09/05 11:55:18 AM
YAWN #boredttodeath