[WATCH LIVE] Shamila Batohi: Crisis for the rule of law in SA

Shamila Batohi was appointed last year to succeed Shaun Abrahams, whose tenure was cut short after a Constitutional Court ruling that his appointment was invalid.

Shamila Batohi (centre) is introduced as the new National Director of Public Prosecutions on 1 February 2019 by Justice Minister Michael Masutha (right) and deputy Justice Minister John Jeffery (left). Picture: Kgomotso Modise/EWN

JOHANNESBURG - Shamila Batohi is being introduced as the new National Director of Public Prosecutions.

She was appointed last year to succeed Shaun Abrahams, whose tenure was cut short after a Constitutional Court ruling that his appointment was invalid.

Batohi starts her job today after her stint at the International Criminal Court in the Hague.

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