Zondo unmoved by Fraser’s bullying, dismisses his bid to cross-examine witnesses

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National Commissioner of Correctional Services Arthur Fraser.
National Commissioner of Correctional Services Arthur Fraser.
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Zuma administration spy boss Arthur Fraser promised the State Capture of Inquiry he would expose "secrets" that "relate to presidents" and "judges" - but he has yet to make a single sworn statement about those claims to it.

And that was one of the pivotal reasons why inquiry chairperson acting Chief Justice Raymond Zondo on Wednesday dismissed Fraser's application to cross-examine witnesses who implicated him in the alleged abuse of state intelligence for political ends. 

Zondo's ruling, which appears to be one of the longest he has given during his over three-year-long tenure, painstakingly details the inquiry's efforts to secure Fraser's evidence.

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