The Kebonang judgement - Where do we go from here?

The Kebonang judgement has sent shockwaves across the nation. It makes grim reading. It is shocking.

At the beginning of the so-called National Petroleum Fund, case, I ran battles with the State on what I considered heavy handed conduct on the part of its officials. I knew that the State did not really believe that my clients had stolen P250 million from government.

The paper trail directly negated such a conclusion. After all, the State had received the services, the guns and the drones purchased with the amounts. They withheld the evidence from the court, and from the defence. We only discovered the evidence later, and filed it with the court. Spite, was the motive.

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