Hlophe lawyer guilty of contempt of court, must hand over Porsche or face jail time

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Attorney Barnabas Xulu. (Photo: Gallo Images)
Attorney Barnabas Xulu. (Photo: Gallo Images)

Judge President John Hlophe’s attorney Barnabas Xulu has been found guilty of nine counts of contempt of court in his ugly legal fees battle with government – and sentenced to a suspended 30-day prison term.

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