A few weeks ago, Professor Tim Noakes was found innocent after a three-year-long trial. Now it appears the fight may go on for even longer, as the HPCSA has appealed the verdict:
So, the Health Professions Council of SA (HPCSA) has appealed the not guilty verdict for Prof Tim Noakes. His lawyers are furious and up for the fight ahead. Noakes is “strangely elated”. He says that it will “allow the exposure of much about which the South African public would otherwise have remained ignorant”.
- Foodmed: Noakes ‘Energised, Wrathful’ As HPCSA Goes After Him Again
- Health 24: Noakes Slams HPCSA ‘Witch Hunt’ As Body Appeals Not Guilty Ruling
Perhaps the description “witch hunt” is appropriate. Three years in court should be more than enough for people who are only interested in justice and truth.