Mrwebi denies meeting Richard Mdluli

PRETORIA - Suspended NPA official Lawrence Mrwebi took the stand for the first time on Wednesday to defend himself against allegations of misconduct.

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Mrwebi and Nongcobo Jiba's fitness to hold office is in contention, with both senior NPA officials serving suspensions.

Mrwebi denied ever meeting Richard Mdluli in his testimony that extended back into his history with the now-disbanded Scorpions.

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He stated his decision to drop the charges against Mdluli was the correct decision based on the evidence at the time.