Bernadette Wicks
Senior court reporter
2 minute read
9 Jan 2021
4:55 am

Busi turns to ConCourt

Bernadette Wicks

Takes swipe at Judge Vincent Saldanha for his handling of proceedings.

Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane. Picture: Jacques Nelles

Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has launched a salvo in the direction of the Western Cape High Court, accusing it of having “prejudged” her case to interdict National Assembly Speaker Thandi Modise from forging ahead with potential impeachment proceedings against her. The court threw the case out last year and has also since refused the public protector leave to appeal. But she’s not going down without a fight and has now launched another application for leave to appeal in the Constitutional Court. In the papers, which were filed last month, Mkhwebane claimed to have been the victim of a biased bench....