Ray Goba Resigns As Prosecutor General

Ray Goba who was scheduled to appear before a tribunal ascertain whether he was still fit to continue as the country’s top prosecutor, tendered his resignation letter yesterday.

Justice and Parliamentary Affairs permanent secretary, Mrs Virginia Mabhiza confirmed the development but referred all questions to the Chief Secretary to the President and Cabinet Misheck Sibanda whom The Chronicle could not reach for comment.

Goba was facing charges of failing to prosecute high profile corruption cases forwarded to his office by investigating agencies, sneaking out of Zimbabwe without Cabinet authority, entering Namibia despite being a prohibited immigrant in that country and using abusive language as well as insulting lawyers. Goba’s suspension followed recommendations made by the Judicial Services Commission (JSC) to the President to set up a tribunal to investigate him for alleged misconduct.

More: Chronicle


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