South African prosecutor says Gordhan can submit for a review over fraud charges

South African prosecutor says Gordhan can submit for a review over fraud charges
 

South Africa's state prosecutor said on Wednesday that Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan could ask for a review of a decision to charge him with fraud, a case that is part of a long-running row surrounding the minister.
The comments from Shaun Abrahams, the National Director of Public Prosecutions, pushed the rand firmer. Gordhan is well regarded by investors and business people.
Abrahams had said on Tuesday that Gordhan, in his previous role as head of the South African Revenue Service (SARS), cost the tax agency about 1.1 million rand ($79,000) by approving early retirement for a deputy... read more

 
12 October 2016 in World News, Views: 30
Source: Reuters
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