Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane is today expected to challenge Parliament’s rules on how to remove the head of a Chapter Nine institution in the Cape Town High Court.
The Democratic Alliance (DA) has urged Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane to finalise the investigation and report on the controversial Estina Dairy Farm in Vrede, in the Free State.
National Assembly Speaker Thandi Modise has sent out invitation letters to three persons she intends to appoint on the panel to conduct a preliminary assessment about whether there is prima facie evidence that Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has committed misconduct and is incompetent.
University of Cape Town Professor Pierre de Vos says the intelligence report compiled by the office of the Inspector general confirming the existence of the so-called rogue unit has no legal standing.
The South African Police Service says it has been vindicated by the ruling of the High Court in Pretoria that set aside the Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane’s finding against Police Minister Bheki Cele.