Shaun Abrahams retires from the National Prosecuting Authority, with benefits

Shaun Abrahams retires from the National Prosecuting Authority, with benefits

While most people thought Shaun Abrahams was sacked from the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA), it has been reported his departure would be taken as a retirement.

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News24 reported Abrahams would be retiring from the NPA, which means he is entitled to receive benefits.

Briefly.co.za learned the exact terms of his 'retirement' has not been revealed and it is unclear for which position he would receive the benefits.

The last post he filled was the head of the NPA, so it has not yet been made public if he would receive benefits for the position.

"Contractual issues between employer and employee are confidential, we therefore cannot comment on the issue you have raised due to confidentiality," said the NPA spokesperson, Luvuyo Mfaku.

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Shaun Abrahams was ordered to vacate his office after the North Gauteng High Court found his appointment by former SA president Jacob Zuma as the NPA head was unlawful.

However, Abrahams appealed the decision but his attempts to overturn the court's verdict failed. On 13 August, Justice Mbuyiseli Madlanga found Zuma illegally sacked Abrahams' predecessor, Mxolisi Nxasana.

Madlanga added Abrahams benefited from the unlawful act by the former SA head of state.

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