Mandela funeral scandal: State to fix defects on charge sheet

2015-04-08 13:05

The East London Regional Court today dismissed an application to withdraw charges against Buffalo City Municipality top leaders accused of pocketing R5.9 million meant for memorial service events for former president Nelson Mandela in 2013.

Arguing for the application yesterday, advocates Laurence Hodes (SC) and Phillip Zilwa (SC) questioned the credibility of the state’s case and asked the court to show its displeasure by sanctioning it harshly. publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

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