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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

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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.

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