NPA gets 5 days to hand over spy tapes

2013-08-16 10:47


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Johannesburg - The National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) has been ordered to hand over the so-called Zuma spy tapes to the DA within five days.

City Press reported on Friday that Judge Rami Mathopo said the transcripts must be handed to DA attorneys with alleged confidential parts marked.

DA attorneys are not allowed to disclose the confidential parts of memos.

The judge also ruled that the NPA had "misconstrued" its position but was not in contempt of court for failing to hand over the tapes to the DA earlier.

The spy tapes are recordings of intercepted phone conversations which could shed light on why fraud and corruption charges against President Jacob Zuma were dropped in 2009.

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