De Lille on NPA's decision not to prosecute: 'I knew all along I was innocent'

- | 3 months ago

"I knew all along I was innocent.

" This is what Good party leader Patricia de Lille said after the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) announced it will not prosecute her. The NPA on Wednesday said it had declined to prosecute the former mayor of Cape Town after the DA claimed she attempted to solicit a bribe from a businessman and laid another complaint related to renovations done at her home.

"There is no reasonable prospect that the state would succeed in proving this in the light of the evidence contradicting the complaint‚ the probabilities and the absence of corroboration.

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