Mkhwebane on FIC request: Ramaphosa's lawyers 'litigating through the media'

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Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane says President Cyril Ramaphosa's lawyers are litigating "through the media", after it emerged that the president's legal team had accused Mkhwebane of unlawfully obtaining Financial Intelligence Centre information.

Business Day reported on Tuesday that Ramaphosa's lawyers have accused Mkhwebane of unlawfully using information contained in a Financial Intelligence Centre (FIC) report to make adverse findings about his CR17 ANC election campaign. The report said Ramaphosa's team has asked the centre whether it intends to address the alleged offences committed by the Public Protector.

Mkhwebane was in Pietermaritzburg on Wednesday to meet with KwaZulu-Natal lawmakers when questions on the new information were put to her.

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