Experts punch holes in 'Butterfly' case

Maswabi has applied for fresh bail hearing. PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO
Maswabi has applied for fresh bail hearing. PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO

Holes are starting to appear in the country’s most captivating case in which P100 billion has allegedly been looted.

Before any evidence could take hold against fingered high profile figures, gaping holes are already being punched through the case, raising eyebrows and even more questions as to whether charges against the accused, Directorate of Intelligence and Security (DIS) agent, Welheminah Maswabi, whose code name is ‘Butterfly’, are nothing more than a public relations façade.  If so, it’s an ill wind that blows nobody any good.

As it is, South African institutions named in the controversial case are poking holes in the case.

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