Granting bail a thorn on the side of the justice system


SELEBI-PHIKWE: The Minister of Defence, Justice and Security, Shaw Kgathi has said that his ministry is at pains to explain to the general public the logic behind granting bail to serial offenders.

Speaking at the official opening of the Directorate of Public Prosecutions office in Selebi-Phikwe recently, Kgathi said they are trying to interrogate and debate the issue of bail, and said it is very difficult to explain to someone outside the remit of the justice delivery system as to how the system works.

He explained that government has three pillars being the executive, the judiciary and the legislature.

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