Edward Zuma's name comes up in Booysen's testimony

Johan Booysen's told the Mokgoro Inquiry how Edward Zuma paid him a visit. That was after Booysen froze a payout from the police to Zuma's business partner. Courtesy #DStv403

JOHANNESBURG - Former KwaZulu-Natal Hawks boss Johan Booysen believes he was pushed out because he was investigating the business interests of Jacob Zuma's son.

Booysen's told the Mokgoro Inquiry how Edward Zuma paid him a visit.

That was after Booysen froze a payout from the police to Zuma's business partner.

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He claims Zuma panicked after a R15-million payment from the SAPS to businessman Tosh Panday was halted.

His testimony is meant to reveal how suspended deputy prosecutions boss, Nomgcobo Jiba interfered in the case.

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Jiba's lawyers are arguing Booysen's testimony isn't providing any value.

Booysen's also detailed how Jiba instituted racketeering and murder charges against him, despite him not being implicated in witness statements.

Former KwaZulu-Natal Hawks boss, Johan Booysen says he is being prosecuted for an investigation he conducted on Edward Zuma’s business partner Thoshan Panday. Courtesy #DStv403

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