The ghost of Shaun Abrahams: Booysen files R7.6m damages claim over 'death squad' prosecution

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Former head of the KZN Hawks General Major Johan Booysen.
Former head of the KZN Hawks General Major Johan Booysen.
Deaan Vivier, Gallo Images, Netwerk24, file

The ghost of Shaun Abrahams continues to haunt the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) long after he vacated its highest office, with his decision to authorise the racketeering prosecution of former KZN Hawks boss Johan Booysen now at the centre of a multimillion-rand damages suit.

The veteran policeman, retired and working as a consultant in the security sector, filed a R7.6 million claim against the Ministries of Police and Justice in the Durban High Court in December.

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