Opposition parties win bid to intervene in state capture case

2016-11-01 18:04
Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister Des van Rooyen. (Netwerk24, file)

Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister Des van Rooyen. (Netwerk24, file)

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WATCH: Political leaders descend on High Court in Pretoria

2016-11-01 11:18

Political party leaders have arrived at the High Court in Pretoria for the"state capture" hearings.WATCH

Pretoria – The applications to intervene on President Jacob Zuma's application to interdict the release of the state capture report by opposition parties have been granted.

Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister Des Van Rooyen's urgent application to have former Public Protector Advocate Thuli Madonsela report interdicted has also been struck down.

At the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria,Judge Dustan Mlambo ruled in favour of the Economic Freedom Fighters, Democratic Alliance, Cope and the United Democratic Movement.

Mlambo also granted the application for intervention by African National Congress member Vytjie Mentor in Zuma's case.

He said all applications were granted against Zuma with costs.

Zuma's council Advocate Anthea Platt then asked for an application for an amendment.

The EFF's advocate Tembeka Ngcukaitobi said the case should be adjourned until Wednesday for arguments on Zuma's amendments.

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Mlambo ruled that Van Rooyen’s application lacked urgency and struck it down with costs.

"The application of Des van Rooyen is struck from the roll for lack of urgency with costs," he said.

The case was adjourned to Wednesday morning.

Read more on:    public protector  |  da  |  eff  |  jacob zuma  |  des van rooyen  |  state capture report  |  state capture  |  judiciary  |  politics

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