Ace Magashule warns the Hawks to step back

accreditation
Share your Subscriber Article
You have 5 articles to share every month. Send this story to a friend!
0:00
play article
Subscribers can listen to this article
Ace Magashule during a media briefing in 2018. Picture: Gallo Images/Sunday Times/Alon Skuy
Ace Magashule during a media briefing in 2018. Picture: Gallo Images/Sunday Times/Alon Skuy

NEWS

ANC secretary-general Ace Magashule has warned the Hawks and the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) that there is no need for a “media spectacle” if any criminal charges are to be preferred against him.

On Wednesday, in a letter to the two law enforcement bodies through his lawyer, Victor Nkhwashu, Magashule said he was not persuaded that the widely circulated media reports of his arrest were fake news, as claimed by the Hawks. He vowed to challenge any plans to subject him to public embarrassment.

Support independent journalism
Subscribe to News24 for just R75 per month to read all our investigative and in-depth journalism.
Subscribe
Already a subscriber? Sign in

E-Editions

Read the digital editions of City Press here.
Read now
Voting Booth
The National Freedom Party (NFP) has called on President Cyril Ramaphosa to step down. In an open letter, it said Ramaphosa’s handling of the violent events that came after the incarceration of former President Jacob Zuma proves he is not fit for office.
Please select an option Oops! Something went wrong, please try again later.
Results
How’s the NFP still a thing?
33% - 6 votes
Ramaphosa is fit for office
39% - 7 votes
Ramaphosa should go
28% - 5 votes
Vote