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Court finds ex-social development minister Dlamini guilty of perjury

Court finds ex-social development minister Dlamini guilty of perjury

Magistrate Betty Khumalo delivered her judgment, saying the state had succeeded in proving beyond a reasonable doubt that the former minister had lied under oath during proceedings to investigate the Sassa grants debacle.

Former Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini at Johannesburg Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday, March 9, 2022. Photo: Masechaba Sefularo/Eyewitness News.

JOHANNESBURG – The Johannesburg Magistrate’s Court on Wednesday found former social development minister Bathabile Dlamini guilty of perjury.

Magistrate Betty Khumalo delivered her judgment, saying the state succeeded in proving beyond a reasonable doubt that the former minister lied under oath during proceedings to investigate the Agency’s grant debacle South African Social Security (Sassa).

Sentencing is expected to continue after a lunch adjournment.

More details to follow.



Court finds ex-social development minister Dlamini guilty of perjury

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