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Johan Booysen backs high court ruling on Nomgcobo Jiba

Jiba has twice authorised the prosecution of Booysen and her decisions have been overturned by the courts.

Former KZN Hawks boss Johan Booysen.  Picture: Christa Eybers/EWN

JOHANNESBURG - Unlawfully suspended KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) Hawks boss Johan Booysen says he agrees with the North Gauteng High Court that National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) deputy head Nomgcobo Jiba is not fit and proper to be an advocate.

The court yesterday ruled to strike Jiba and Advocate Lawrence Mrwebi from the roll.

Jiba has twice authorised the prosecution of Booysen and her decisions have been overturned by the courts.

She was also criminally charged for lying about evidence before her when she decided to charge Booysen, but the case against her was withdrawn.

The suspended KZN Hawks boss has had a long-running legal battle with Jiba. He also supplied a statement in support of her being struck from the roll.

"Her unlawful conduct caused me to have lost my liberty on more than one occasion. I personally don't think she is fit to hold that position."

He says he agrees with the findings of the court.

"I think the comments by the judge amplify what I attempted to do in my book."

Jiba has indicated she will appeal the decision to strike her from the roll.

WATCH: Booysen: Jiba not fit to be an advocate

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