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Cape Town - Whistleblowers at Lewis Group [JSE:LEW] have raised more alarms about alleged dubious practices at the furniture retailer, Dave Woollam, a director of consumer watchdog Summit Financial Partners, told Fin24 on Friday.

This has led Woollam to approach the Western Cape Division of the High Court in Cape Town for permission to add additional affidavits - substantiating these new allegations - to a case Lewis is bringing against him.

Lewis launched the court proceedings in June this year to set aside a demand by Woollam in his capacity as an ordinary shareholder. Woollam demanded, in terms of Section 165 of the Companies Act, to declare four Lewis directors, including CEO Johan Enslin and chair David Nurek, delinquent.

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