Booysen ‘victim of an elaborate smear’

2014-09-23 00:00

DEMOCRATIC Alliance shadow Police Minister Dianne Kohler-Barnard said that Booysen had been the victim of an elaborate smear campaign.

She said that Cassim’s findings after Booysen’s disciplinary hearing, paired with a sworn affidavit from Lieutenant-General Thulani Raymond Ntobela, were proof of interference.

“This seems to be still further proof that this entire exercise was constructed merely to discredit Major-General Johan Booysen.”

“As Booysen was suspended, along with the entire KZN Serious and Violent Crime unit, and in that he has been totally exonerated, does it not follow that they are equally victims of this political chess-playing?” she asked.

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