LISTEN | Charges against Mkhwebane ‘frivolous and contrived’

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LISTEN | Charges against Mkhwebane ‘frivolous and contrived’

We’ve got a strong case against her and she’s welcome to try her luck at the high court, says NPA

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Public protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane, who stands accused of perjury, on Thursday indicated through her lawyer that she wants to have the three charges against her withdrawn.

In a short appearance before the Pretoria regional court, Dali Mpofu, representing Mkhwebane, said that they were seeking a two-month postponement of the case to make representations to the director of public prosecutions (DPP) to have the charges quashed.

Mpofu told the court they regarded the charges “as frivolous and contrived” and that if their request for a withdrawal was not granted, it could see them approach the high court...

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