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Bathabile Dlamini's perjury case postponed


https://www.sowetanlive.co.za/news/south-africa/2021-09-21-bathabile-dlaminis-perjury-case-postponed/


The prevarication body of evidence against ANC Women's League president and previous social improvement serve Bathabile Dlamini has been pushed to the following week Friday where she will be officially charged. 


Dlamini momentarily showed up under the steady gaze of the Johannesburg officer's court on Tuesday morning before the matter was delayed. 


State investigator Jacob Sereko told the court that the National Prosecuting Authority was getting ready to impart the substance of Dlamini's agenda to the safeguard group before she was charged. 


The charges against Dlamini came after the Constitutional Court suggested that she be explored and conceivably arraigned for prevarication in 2018 for supposedly giving bogus proof after swearing to tell the truth during the request which was organized by the court identifying with her part in the social award installment emergency. 


Dlamini had been blamed for neglecting to guarantee that Sassa was sufficiently prepared to assume control over the job of paying social awards when the agreement with Cash Paymaster Services, which had been announced invalid by the ConCourt in 2014, reached a conclusion. 


Dlamini was found to have been equivocal and of giving bogus data during the request, which was going by resigned judge Bernard Ngoepe and the court in this way hit her with a 20% individual expense request in the application by the Black Sash Trust and Freedom Under Law. 


A huge media unforeseen set up camp external the court in front of the concise hearing on Tuesday, before Dlamini showed up. 


The matter has now been delayed to October 1. 


Dlamini's legal advisor Tim Phahlane said she needed the case to be expediently arraigned and asked the NPA not to defer the matter. 


"My customer is anxious to have this matter settled at the earliest opportunity, so we trust that every one of the gatherings will adhere to the plan," Phahlane said.

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