The pressure is now on acting prosecutions boss Silas Ramaite to clarify whether the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) has declined to charge its suspended deputy national director of public prosecutions Nomgcobo Jiba on charges of fraud and perjury. The inquiry into Jiba and suspended special director of public prosecutions Lawrence Mrwebi’s fitness to hold office heard on Thursday that the director of public prosecutions in the North West has declined to prosecute Jiba. Her lawyer, Zola Majavu, however, said he was yet to receive formal confirmation. He said that the director of public prosecutions in the North West, who had initially informed him of the decision after the inquiry asked for clarity on the matter on Wednesday, told him that Ramaite would have to communicate the decision. Majavu said the decision not to prosecute was taken in August 2018. Evidence leader Nazreem Bawa had earlier on Thursday said Ramaite had told her telephonically that no decision has been taken ...

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