Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has called the formal complaint laid against her by Accountability Now as “frivolous” but says she will cooperate with law enforcement over the matter.
It has emerged that the lead investigator into the fraud and corruption case of Ethekwini Mayor Zandile Gumede was shot and wounded in Johannesburg last Friday.
The Hawks say they will contact the Public Protector for questioning once they have received the docket and their preliminary investigations have been completed after charges were filed against her by Accountability Now.
The former KwaZulu-Natal Hawks head, Johan Booysen, says he’s preparing to sue the state for wrongful arrest.
The National Prosecuting Authority has withdrawn racketeering charges against former KwaZulu-Natal Hawks boss, Johan Booysen and former Cator Manor detectives.