Recollection? That’s not Nathi Nhleko’s department


Recollection? That’s not Nathi Nhleko’s department

It was a long day of evasion and pagination at the state capture inquiry

Former police minister Nkosinathi Nhleko, of the Nkandla “firepool” fame, was ducking and diving at the state capture commission of inquiry on Monday on the question of why he suspended then Hawks boss Anwa Dramat.

In a day marred by endless breaks and unnecessary delays, the commission spent half the day numbering and paginating documents, something normally done outside public view but which seemingly confused new evidence leader adv Garth Hulley, much to the annoyance of deputy chief justice Raymond Zondo.

But when the testimony of Nhleko eventually got to the tick of things, in the spotlight was Nhleko’s decision to suspend Dramat on December 6 2014...

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