disrespectful person” with no respect for the truth, prosecutor Gerrie Nel told
the high court in Johannesburg.
personally consulted with a state witness before the state had closed its case
and made the witness available to the defence, and that during his
cross-examination he personally consulted with a potential defence witness on
the merits of the matter.
that he brought along during cross-examination. All of this is indicative of an
arrogant and disrespectful person who was overimpressed with his own importance
and who wouldn’t crawl to no one,” Nel said.
has been running since October 2009.
defeating the ends of justice. The charges relate to R1.2 million in allegedly
dubious payments made to him.