NPA boss Shaun Abrahams photographed at Drakenstein Correctional Centre during a Mandela Day event. Picture: Henk Kruger/ANA/African News Agency
Johannesburg - The Constitutional Court will is delivering judgment on the legality of Shaun Abrahams’s appointment as National Director of Public Prosecutions (NDPP).

The apex court heard in February an application seeking to confirm two declaratory orders of constitutional invalidity and an application seeking leave to appeal a High Court ruling that found that Abrahams’s appointment was illegal. 

The court had come to this conclusion after it found that the termination of then-National Director of Public Prosecutions Mxolisi Nxasana’s term of office was not done lawfully and as such Abrahams’s appointment as the head of the National Prosecutions Authority as well as Nxasana’s R17 million "golden handshake" were invalid. 

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