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Former Division of Correctional Providers Commissioner Linda Mti won’t be showing on the state seize fee of inquiry on Tuesday.
Mti was anticipated to provide perception into dodgy dealings involving corruption-accused services administration firm Bosasa and the state.
Nevertheless, his authorized crew informed the state seize fee on Tuesday morning he was not given sufficient time to organize. Mti’s attorneys stated that their consumer was solely informed that he was anticipated to look earlier than the fee six days in the past.
They argued that this was quick discover.
Mti was anticipated to be the second Bosasa-related witness to testify earlier than the fee this week after former Cupboard minister Nomvula Mokonyane.
One other witness, Minerals and Vitality Minister Gwede Mantashe has been admitted to hospital with COVID-19.
On the identical time, Pretoria chief Justice of the Peace Desmond Nair filed an utility to cross-examine Charl le Roux, who appeared earlier this month.
However proof chief Advocate Viwe Notshe stated that one of many two witnesses who had been anticipated to make statements in that utility was in quarantine attributable to COVID-19.
“We have now an issue with one witness, however we hope that inside seven days from now he must be out there to have the assertion commissioned,” Notshe stated.
The state seize fee gave the enterprise to provide Mti a brand new date by Friday, and proceedings had been adjourned indefinitely.