Gordhan, Mkhwebane to face off in ConCourt over 'rogue unit' report interdict


- fin24.com | 4 months ago

The Constitutional Court will hear two applications for direct leave to appeal on Thursday in the latest round of the so-called SARS "rogue unit" report case, which has pitted Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane against Minister of Public Enterprises Pravin Gordhan.

Mkhwebane in July ordered that President Cyril Ramaphosa take remedial action against Gordhan based on the findings of her report into the establishment of the "rogue unit" at the SA Revenue Service in 2007. Gordhan was the SARS commissioner at the time.

In her report, Mkhwebane argued that the establishment of the unit - also known as the High Risk Investigations Unit - was illegal and that it conducted unlawful intelligence.

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