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Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng. (Simon Sonnekus)
Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng. (Simon Sonnekus)

Western Cape Judge President John Hlophe says Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng should face an impeachment investigation for allegedly "scheming" with his deputy, Patricia Goliath, to engineer a false assault case against him.

In an extraordinary attempt to appeal Mogoeng's dismissal of his complaints of racism, gross incompetence and dishonesty against Goliath, Hlophe claimed his deputy and the chief justice tried to persuade Judge Mushtak Parker to file a "false" assault complaint against him - "with the assurance" this complaint would be dealt with by Mogoeng.

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