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.
21 November 2009