Bongani Bongo case: 'Cloak and dagger attitude' of key witness led to conspiracy theories - lawyer

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ANC MP Bongani Bongo outside the  Western Cape High Court.
ANC MP Bongani Bongo outside the Western Cape High Court.
PHOTO: Brenton Geach/Gallo Images

The "star" witness in ANC MP Bongani Bongo's corruption trial adopted a cloak and dagger attitude for no reason unless his imagination was running rampant with conspiracy theories.

This according to Bongo's counsel, advocate Mike Hellens, who on Wednesday presented heads of argument in their Section 174 application to dismiss the case, based on the evidence presented so far.

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