Dudu Myeni to face criminal charges for unmasking protected witness

AFRICAN MIRROR REPORTER

DUDU Myeni, businesswoman and chair of the Jacob Zuma Foundation is to be charged for disclosing the identity of a witness who had been granted anonymity by the judicial commission into state capture.

Deputy Judge President Raymond Zondo, the commission’s chair, announced today that he had instructed his legal team to lay a criminal complaint against Myeni, the former chairperson of South African Airways.

The police will be asked to investigate a possible violation, by Myeni, of the commission’s act and regulations.s

During her appearance before the commission, revealed the identity of Mr X and was asked by Zondo to submit an affidavit explaining her actions. 

Zondo said he had gone through Myeni’s affidavit before coming to a conclusion that a criminal charge should be laid with the South African Police.

“I have instructed the legal team to assist the secretary to prepare the documentation necessary so that the secretary of the commission can lay a criminal complaint against Ms Dudu Myeni. And for the police to investigate possible contravention of either sections 5 of the Commission’s Act or regulation 9 of the regulations of the Commission and that process will be taken forward urgently.”

 

 

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