Major-General Shadrack Sibiya, former head of the Gauteng Hawks, was acquitted of fraud. EWN's Barry Bateman says his attorney accusing state of malicious prosecution.
Bateman says Sibiya's fraud case was flawed from the start, but prosecutors were told to go ahead anyway.
His lawyer has said they will sue the state for malicious prosecution.
It has always been the contention that Sibiya is being persecuted in the rendition matter because of his investigations of Richard Mdluli...and matters relating to the President.— Barry Bateman, EWN Reporter
The allegations from all these particular accused is that they are being pursued through malicious prosecution to get them out of the way.to— Barry Bateman, EWN Reporter