High Court dismisses Public Protector's Estina dairy farm leave to appeal bid


- news24.com | 4 months ago

The Public Protector's application for leave to appeal the scathing Estina dairy farm judgment has been dismissed with costs.

Handing down judgment in the Gauteng High Court in Pretoria on Friday, Judge Ronel Tolmay said Busisiwe Mkhwebane failed to make out a case on the merits of the Estina dairy farm judgment and with regard to costs. In August this year, the court handed down the scathing judgment declaring that Mkhwebane had failed the people of South Africa in the way she dealt with the investigation.

It set aside Mkhwebane's report on the Vrede dairy project, declaring it "unlawful, unconstitutional and invalid".

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