Since we can’t trust the police, thank goodness Mogoeng instils trust in the judiciary

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Since we can’t trust the police, thank goodness Mogoeng instils trust in the judiciary

Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng speaks to The Citizen at his office in Midrand, 7 October 2019. Picture: Tracy Lee Stark

Our judges are South Africa’s safety net, saving us from a descent into crime-generated chaos.

In South Africa, it is certainly not the proverbial “thin blue line” of the police which prevents us from descending further into crime-generated chaos. It is, rather, what might be described as the “thin grey line” (many of its office holders are mature) of the judiciary which is SA’s safety net. And despite the criticism which has been levelled against the chief justice, we believe justice is in good hands as long as Mogoeng Mogoeng occupies that top post. He has proved himself to be his own man and, in an interview with The Citizen this week, he made it...


 


 


 

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