Government and Adv. Vusi Pikoli reach out-of-court settlement

Sunday, November 22, 2009

Following mediation between Government and former National Director of Public Prosecutions Vusi Pikoli, the parties have today (21 November 2009) reached an out-of-court settlement regarding the pending litigation brought by Mr Pikoli.

The two parties acknowledge that a breakdown took place in their relationship, and now wish to restore their relationship to one characterised by mutual trust and respect.

The terms of the agreement include, amongst others:

1. Mr Pikoli shall withdraw the application before the North Gauteng High Court under case number 8550/09 on Monday 23 November 2009.

2. Mr Pikoli shall be paid an amount of R7.5 million in full and final settlement.
Government welcomes the successful conclusion of this matter.

Issued by:

The Presidency
Union Buildings

21 November 2009