‘Incongenial’ Batohi refuses to work with me, moans protector


‘Incongenial’ Batohi refuses to work with me, moans protector

Busisiwe Mkhwebane has accused the NPA of refusing to provide her with information regarding KZN politicians

Parliamentary editor

Public protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane and National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) head Shamila Batohi are seemingly embroiled in a turf war.

This after Mkhwebane told the National Assembly’s justice portfolio committee that the NPA was refusing to cooperate with her office in relation to its fraud, money-laundering and corruption charges against several KwaZulu-Natal politicians, including Mike Mabuyakhulu.

The charges against the ANC provincial chairperson, who was asked to step aside by the ruling party in August, stem from his tenure as KwaZulu-Natal economic development MEC when the department, in 2012, spent R28m on a North Sea Jazz Festival in Durban. The event didn’t take place. ..

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