Walus parole release appeal to be heard

2016-04-12 05:20


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Pretoria - The High Court in Pretoria is on Tuesday expected to hear an application by the Department of Correctional Services for leave to appeal against the decision to release Chris Hani's killer, Janusz Walus, on parole. 

Walus was convicted and sentenced for the 1993 murder of the SA Communist Party leader. 

Minister Michael Masutha's lawyers filed a notice of application for leave to appeal against the judgment with the Registrar of the High Court.

Hani's widow Mpho said the High Court decision to release Walus on parole was "racist" while others such as the Young Communist League of SA slammed the decision saying Walus did not deserve to be back in society.

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