Amnesty for state capture scoundrels? Madonsela on how to break SA's criminal spiderweb

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Former public protector Thuli Madonsela.  Photo: Brendan Croft
Former public protector Thuli Madonsela. Photo: Brendan Croft

Former public protector Thuli Madonsela says those involved in the web of state capture should be offered amnesty to come clean about their roles in wrongdoing to break the spiderweb.

Speaking to News24 on Friday following the release of the commission's report, Madonsela suggested that South Africa weed out wrongdoers through offerings of amnesty, but still maintain accountability.

"I think we should suggest that people be offered some amnesty to say what was their role in the tentacles [of state capture]," she explained.

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