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EXPLAINER | War of the judges: Complaints of 'misconduct', 'bias' in battle between Hlophe, Mogoeng and Goliath

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Judge John Hlophe.
Judge John Hlophe.
Mary-Ann Palmer, City Press

Western Cape Judge President John Hlophe has accused his superior, Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng, of instigating a complaint against him to the Judicial Service Commission (JSC).

In clips of an interview on newly launched YouTube channel, The Insight Factor, on Sunday, Hlophe also dismissed accusations which his deputy, Judge Patricia Goliath, levelled against him, and called her a "non-entity".

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