Bungle justice


Bungle justice

Along the way the matter sank into a morass of ridiculousness, a comedy of errors, a parody of dodgy endeavours masquerading as justice being seen to be done.

In November last year Noseweek posed the following rhetorical question about South Africa’s  justice system in an editorial: “Whether the accused are guilty or not, when a criminal prosecution has been in process for 16 years, isn’t it time to question the morality, the sanity of it all? That’s apart from questioning the competence of the prosecution, or reckoning the outrageous cost to the accused and the taxpayer.”

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