Political interference undermined NPA, Mxolisi Nxasana told state capture inquiry
The former NDPP said former president Jacob Zuma’s failure to act against Nomgcobo Jiba and Lawrence Mrwebi were particularly detrimental
Former National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) boss Mxolisi Nxasana, who left with a R17m golden handshake, says political and external interference in the organisation’s decision-making undermined its integrity and effectiveness.
Nxasana fell out with former president Jacob Zuma and was effectively bought out of office after he refused to leave office. Zuma later said in court proceedings that Nxasana asked to be removed as national director of public prosecutions (NDPP) — a claim Nxasana vehemently disputes. ..