Mbeki fights back in court

Former president Thabo Mbeki yesterday filed his responding affidavit to papers filed by the NPA opposing his bid in the Constitutional Court.

Former president Thabo Mbeki yesterday filed his responding affidavit to papers filed by the NPA opposing his bid in the Constitutional Court.

Yesterday was the deadline for Mbeki's lawyers to reply to the NPA, which is opposing his appeal against sections of a ruling by Judge Chris Nicholson.

Nicholson ruled he could not exclude "the possibility of political interference" in the decision to charge the ANC's Jacob Zuma with fraud and corruption. - Sapa

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