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FIRST TAKE | The death of the SARS ‘rogue unit’ fiction and the evisceration of Busisiwe Mkhwebane

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Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane.
Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane.
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The High Court in Pretoria on Monday delivered a devastating judgment in which it firmly and unequivocally rejected Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebanes's findings that SARS housed an illegal intelligence unit that spied on people, and that Pravin Gordhan should be censured for it. This should be the end of SARS fake news and propaganda, argues Pieter du Toit after having read the judgment. 

The High Court judgment delivered in Pretoria on Monday in the case between Pravin Gordhan and Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane is a devastating evisceration of the both Busisiwe Mkhwebane, and the fiction of the so-called “rogue unit”.

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