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Mkhwebane believes she is being ‘victimised by powerful forces’

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Mkhwebane believes she is being ‘victimised by powerful forces’

Public protector’s lawyers argue that a possible leak from the ConCourt was intended to influence the high court

Franny Rabkin

Public protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane feels she is “being victimised by the most powerful forces in this country ever to be imagined”, her counsel told the Western Cape high court on Wednesday.

Mkhwebane was in court urgently seeking orders to halt an impeachment process against her in parliament and to prevent her possible suspension by President Cyril Ramaphosa.

Last week parliament said it would press ahead with the impeachment process, despite her litigation. The president has given her until May 26 to tell him why she should not be suspended...

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