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Breytenbach can return to work

The decision was revealed in a statement released by the prosecuting body.

Glynnis Breytenbach testifies at her diciplinary hearing. Picture: EWN

JOHANNESBURG - Senior prosecutor Glynnis Breytenbach will be allowed to return to work, the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) said on Thursday.

The decision was revealed in a statement released by the prosecuting body.

Breytenbach will meet NPA acting head Nomgcobo Jiba when she returns to work on Monday.

Last week, Breytenbach was acquitted of all charges in her internal disciplinary hearing.

She was suspended in April 2012 for her handling of a mining rights' case, but insists she was sidelined to stop her from prosecuting controversial policeman Richard Mdluli.

The NPA indicated it would appeal the ruling.

It said the ruling would elevate insubordination, disobedience and unethical conduct in the workplace.

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