A slew of folks alleged to have corrupted our democracy face justice this year. Courtesy of TimesLive, here is a round up of some of the people who will appear before our courts this year. The case against ANC secretary-general Ace Magashule will run into 2021. ANC MP and former state security minister Bongani Bongo will also get his turn in the dock. Another is high-flying businessman Edwin Sodi, who is among those implicated in the Free State asbestos case in which Magashule has also been named. Former crime intelligence boss Richard Mdluli and his co-accused Mthembeni Mthunzi will also appear in court, as will the senior police officials involved in the “blue lights” tender, who are facing 392 charges between them. Then there’s former Bosasa COO Angelo Agrizzi, who is set to appear alongside former ANC MP Vincent Smith some time this year too. You get it, justice trundles on.
This brief was originally published in The Wrap here.