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From state witness to accused: arrest warrant issued for Magashule’s ex-PA

Detectives went to see Moroadi Cholota in the US, but she did not agree to be a state witness, so a warrant was issued


Moroadi Cholota, suspended ANC secretary-general Ace Magashule’s former personal assistant, is no longer a state witness, but a suspect in the asbestos case.

This emerged during the pretrial hearing in the Free State high court in Bloemfontein on Wednesday, when prosecutor Johan de Nysschen told the court he had signed a warrant of arrest for Cholota.

In November last year, when Magashule applied for bail in the Bloemfontein magistrate’s court, the prosecution said Cholota would testify (https://www.timeslive.co.za/news/south-africa/2020-11-22-npa-insists-magashules-former-pa-will-testify-and-has-co-operated-with-the-state/) against him...

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