Brian Sokutu
Senior Print Journalist
3 minute read
5 Nov 2020
4:58 am

Myeni’s refusal to give SAA-related evidence could work against her – expert

Brian Sokutu

Asked whether it was within her rights for Myeni to refuse to answer certain questions at the commission, Accountability Now director Paul Hoffman said that would ultimately work against her.

Former SAA chairperson Dudu Myeni testifies remotely at the Commission of Inquiry into State Capture. Picture: Neil McCartney

Former SA Airways (SAA) chair Dudu Myeni’s refusal to give SAA-related evidence before Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo at the Commission of Inquiry into State Capture – for fear of incriminating herself – could work against her when Zondo presents his final conclusion, according to a legal expert. This follows Myeni’s testimony before Zondo yesterday, when she came under pressure from evidence leader advocate Kate Hofmeyr for failure to answer SAA-related questions and give a response on her qualifications. “Chairperson, I prefer not to answer questions relating to SAA. Any questions arising, we will deal with them as we go,”...