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LISTEN | Phala Phala probe can’t stop Mkhwebane’s suspension, DA argues in court

26 July 2022 - 15:27 By Bulelani Nonyukela
Phala Phala Wildlife in Bela Bela, Limpopo came under the spotlight when former spy boss Arthur Fraser opened a criminal case against President Cyril Ramaphosa after a robbery at the farm in which a large sum of cash was allegedly stolen. File photo.
Phala Phala Wildlife in Bela Bela, Limpopo came under the spotlight when former spy boss Arthur Fraser opened a criminal case against President Cyril Ramaphosa after a robbery at the farm in which a large sum of cash was allegedly stolen. File photo.
Image: Alaister Russell

Suspended public protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane seems to have more forces battling against her.

The DA has detailed the reasons Mkhwebane’s investigation into the “farmgate” allegations can’t stop President Cyril Ramaphosa from “doing his job” in holding her accountable.

Listen:

The party also expressed discontent with the public protector for “using taxpayers’ money” to fight her legal cases.

Ramaphosa’s action to suspend her was not bias or retaliation for the Phala Phala probe, it argued.

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