Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane fires one, suspends four in sweeping purge

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Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has dismissed the institution's chief operating officer, Basani Baloyi, and suspended four senior officials and investigators.

Baloyi will leave the Public Protector's employ at the end of this month. Executive manager Pona Mogaladi, chief investigator Abongile Madiba, chief investigator Lesedi Sekele and senior investigator Tebogo Kekana have been suspended, News24 has confirmed.

 It is unclear which investigations they were involved in, but it is understood at least one of them was involved in a complaint EFF leader Julius Malema lodged against the Financial Services Conduct Authority.

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