Mkhwebane gets cold feet on Gordhan application

- | 3 months ago

Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has withdrawn her appeal of a scathing high court judgment against her.

The Public Protector filed the notice withdrawing her application to the Constitutional Court on Thursday morning, but wasn’t clear on her reasons for doing so. She was appealing a judgment against her by High Court Judge Sulet Potterill, who lambasted the remedial action that Mkhwebane suggested be meted out to Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan as “vague” and “nonsensical”.

Potterill last month granted an application by Gordhan to suspend the implementation of remedial action ordered by Mkhwebane in relation to an investigation unit at the South African Revenue Service.

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