Mokotedi Mpshe: Stands by his decision to have dropped the charges against Zuma in 2009

Mokotedi Mpshe: Stands by his decision to have dropped the charges against Zuma in 2009

Mokotedi Mpshe, the one who called the shot on the dropped corruption charges against former President Jacob Zuma and he stands by his decision, stating that he does not think he was wrong.

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In 2009, Mokotedi Mpshe was the acting National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) head at the time when he withdrew the charges against Jacob Zuma.

After taped conversation, which allegedly revealed conspiracy against Zuma, was presented, the decision to drop the charges was made based upon that.

Now an advocate in Pretoria, Mpshe expressed in an interview with Radio 702, that he has no regrets around his decision.

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“I made my decision given the prevailing circumstances at that stage. A person who makes a decision makes an informed decision as I did. And it does not mean that one who makes a decision and it gets turned later, he is to be condemned and to be found to have been completely wrong.”

Briefly.co.za learnt that Mpshe seems certain n his feelings and feels that he should not be scolded for past actions based on present circumstances.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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