Hlophe attacks 'emotive' Mlambo for arguing he was guilty of gross misconduct, accuses him of bias

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John Hlophe.
John Hlophe.
Isabel Venter

As advocate Dali Mpofu defended Western Cape Judge President John Hlophe against the gross misconduct finding made against him, chief justice nominee Dunstan Mlambo argued that he was guilty – and Hlophe isn't happy about it.

Hlophe was last year found guilty of trying to sway Constitutional Court Justices Chris Jafta and Bess Nkabinde to rule in favour of Jacob Zuma, in a 2008 case that could have damaged the state's corruption prosecution against the then ANC president.

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