Sunday Read: A guide to the Gordhan-Mkhwebane saga as the court readies its ruling

- | 3 months ago

The two squared off in court just under a week ago with Mkhwebane supported by the Economic Freedom Fighters and the presidency siding with Gordhan.

The legal battle centres around her report in early July into the so-called 'rogue unit' at the SA Revenue Service (Sars). The unit - also known as the High Risk Investigations Unit - was established in 2007 when Gordhan was the tax agency's commissioner.

Subscribe to Fin24's newsletter here Mkhwebane found that the establishment of the unit was illegal and that it conducted unlawful intelligence operations.

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