Judge made a ‘material error’ relying on non-existent document in controversial R14bn contract case

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At the centre of the predicament is Judge Bashier Vally’s reliance on a confirmatory affidavit, which he said was deposed by Eskom former group legal head, Bartlett Hewu. The affidavit never submitted as part of the court roll, because it allegedly never existed.

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