Justice delayed as interpreters accused of wrongdoings

Drunk, rude, incompetent just some of the accusations levelled at court officials

Drunk, rude and in some cases incapable of translating — these are just some of the allegations levelled against interpreters at the magistrate's court in Gqeberha, with lawyers and prosecutors often left to do their jobs.

In an email by a court official, who is not being named to protect his identity, at least six court interpreters have been named for various acts of poor conduct...

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