Picket for Pravin will continue even if charges are dropped

2016-10-30 20:44
Minister of Finance Pravin Gordhan (Netwerk24)

Minister of Finance Pravin Gordhan (Netwerk24)

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Pretoria - The Save South Africa campaign will continue with a planned picked outside the Pretoria Magistrate’s court when Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan appears on November 2, irrespective of speculation that charges may be dropped.

In a statement released on Sunday, Save South Africa said that the “People’s Assembly Against State Capture” would go ahead as they are “even more committed now to intensifying action to rescue the captured state”.

“We have noted speculation that the National Prosecuting Authority may drop the charges, which would vindicate what we and many other organisations have been saying all along. They [the charges] were politically motivated and have no basis in law.”

They said that if charges were dropped the assembly would signify a victory rally.

“We are in discussion with all the formations that have already committed to the People’s Assembly, encouraging them to stay with us and to commemorate this achievement. These include civil society organisations, the major political parties, political stalwarts, organised labour, Business Unity (BUSA) and the CEO Initiative, and professionals.”

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