Witch hunt! says attorney about charge of lying to judge

2013-11-22 00:00

PORT ELIZABETH  — “It is a witch hunt against us!” This was how Queens­town attorney Wesley Hayes reacted to media reports that his representative advocate is accused of lying about former president Nelson Mandela being in a “vegetative state” in the case concerning the exhumation of Mandela’s children earlier this year.

The Eastern Cape Bar Council (ECBC) confirmed it is investigating a charge brought against Smith after he in July made the claim about Mandela’s condition as he applied for a certificate of urgency in the exhumation case.

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