Wounded Busisiwe Mkhwebane comes out guns blazing in parliament

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- businesslive.co.za | 2 months ago

Under-fire public protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane came out guns blazing during her appearance in parliament on Wednesday, describing recent attacks on her office as unconstitutional and some of the court challenges of her reports as “frivolous”.

Briefing parliament’s justice committee on her office’s annual performance plan and budget, Mkhwebane also revealed that she has asked the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) to investigate public enterprises minister Pravin Gordhan over the setting up of the so-called SA Revenue Service (Sars) “rogue unit”. Mkhwebane wasted little time in confronting concerns raised about her recent investigations and reports, and suggestions that she is incompetent.

“Some are under the impression that we just wake up on a morning and decide to pursue investigations.

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