Tuesday, 03 December 2019 11:40

State capture inquiry chairperson Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo has granted both Mineral Resources and Energy Minister Gwede Mantashe and Journalist Ranjeni Munusamy leave to give evidence and cross examine witnesses.

He said Mantashe's time to cross-examine former Bosasa COO Angelo Agrizzi and Richard le Roux would be determined at a later stage.

 

While Ranjeni will cross-examine former crime intelligence officer Colonel Dhanajaya Gangulu Naidoo.

He also said the time to cross-examine Naidoo would be determined at a later stage.

 

Zondo also announced an application by journalist and broadcaster Redi Tlhabi to cross-examine former president Jacob Zuma.

Tlhabi submitted her application in July after accusing Zuma of making false and defamatory comments about her.

Zondo set a deadline for the submissions.

"If the former president Mr Jacob Zuma, wishes to say anything in opposition to Mrs Redi Tlhabi's application for leave to give evidence and cross examine him, he must deliver written submissions to the secretary on or before Monday,9 December 2019." he said.