Nkandla court bid: State to pay costs

2013-11-15 10:45
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Johannesburg - The state has agreed to pay Public Protector Thuli Madonsela's costs following its bid to prevent her from releasing a draft report into the upgrade at President Jacob Zuma's Nkandla homestead.

eNCA reported on Friday morning that the state had abandoned its costs battle with Madonsela.

According to Sapa, the cost application in the North Gauteng High Court came after a cluster of ministers filed an urgent application last week to prevent Madonsela from releasing the draft report, citing security concerns.

Madonsela opposed the interdict, and released her court documents challenging the application. The ministers then abandoned their action, saying they had secured the time extension they required.

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