Former Zuma benefactor named as ‘witch-hunt’ instigator

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Former Zuma benefactor named as ‘witch-hunt’ instigator

Durban magistrate scathing of corruption case that was also a ‘violation of women’s rights’

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A former employee at Royal Security, arrested at the behest of her boss, Roy Moodley, has successfully sued the SAPS and National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) for unlawful detention and malicious prosecution.

Moodley, a prominent racehorse owner, is a known benefactor and friend of former president Jacob Zuma.

In a recent ruling, Durban regional court magistrate Stanley Gumede ordered they pay R320,000, plus costs, to Yarnall Munsamy for the “dramatic and reckless” way in which she was treated by both the police, including investigating officer Col Reuben Govender, cluster commander at Durban North/Phoenix police stations, and unnamed prosecutors...

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