A judgment by the Constitutional Court has ended years of litigation around whether controversial former senior National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) officials Nomgcobo Jiba and Lawrence Mrwebi can remain advocates.

The court justices dismissed the General Council of the Bar’s (GCB)  application for leave to appeal against the Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) judgment which placed the pair back on the roll of advocates but did not actually venture into whether they were indeed fit and proper to be advocates.

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