No new evidence to reopen case - Masutha

2015-12-29 16:40
Minister of Justice and Correctional Services Michael Masutha.

Minister of Justice and Correctional Services Michael Masutha. ( Linda Mthombeni)

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Johannesburg - Justice Minister Michael Masutha has dismissed an application by AbaThembu King Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo to reopen the case against him.

He told journalists at a briefing that he could not find any new evidence in Dalindeyebo's application that was sent to his office.

Masutha said he had earlier shared this with his lawyers before his press briefing in Pretoria this afternoon.

Dalindyebo was previously sentenced to 12 years in jail for crimes against some of his subjects.

More to follow.

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