New justice minister Ronald Lamola vows NPA will follow the money
Justice minister pledges support to get the underfunded, understaffed prosecuting authority moving
The role of the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) is not something that is subject to his feelings, but comes from the constitution, according to new justice minister Ronald Lamola.
“[The NPA] won’t be defined by my feelings and how I view it. The constitution is clear, the NPA Act is clear: they must do their job without fear or favour to anyone,” Lamola told Business Day after the state of the nation address last week. He was appointed minister of justice & constitutional development late in May...