KZN complains to ANC brass about ‘trumped-up’ arrests

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KZN complains to ANC brass about ‘trumped-up’ arrests

Provincial leaders unhappy about the ‘hullabaloo’ created by arrests that do not lead to prosecution

Zimasa Matiwane

On Monday KwaZulu-Natal ANC office bearers will complain to the party’s top six officials about the instability caused by the arrest of politicians in the province when there was not enough evidence to prosecute them.

The meeting follows in the wake of controversy about the removal of eThekwini mayor Zandile Gumede, who withdrew her resignation on Wednesday.

In addition to the Gumede matter, the KZN leaders are concerned about the conduct of law enforcement agencies. ANC KZN spokesperson Ricardo Mthembu said provincial leaders were unhappy about the “hullabaloo” created by arrests that do not lead to prosecution...

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