Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane withdraws ConCourt appeal

- | 3 months ago

Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has withdrawn her application to the Constitutional Court to appeal the judgment against her by Judge Sulet Potterill.

Mkhwebane and the Office of the Public Protector filed their joint notice on Wednesday morning. If Mkhwebane and her office still want to proceed with appealing the matter they will have to ask leave from Potterill, who has been severely criticised by Mkhwebane's defenders.

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