Former Gauteng health HOD accuses ex-Esidimeni boss of lies

Selebano rejects claim he spurned warning

20 July 2021 - 18:25
By karabo ledwaba AND Karabo Ledwaba

Former Gauteng health head Dr Barney Selebano has accused ex-managing director of Life Esidimeni Dr Morgan Mkhatshwa of lying about warning him about the disaster that awaited when more than 1,700 mental health patients were moved to ill-equipped nongovernmental organisations (NGOs). This accusation was revealed when Selebano's lawyer, Adv Craig Watt-Pringle, cross-examined Mkhatshwa, a witness in the Life Esidimeni inquest, on Tuesday.

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