Public protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane will have to pay up personally, after the Constitutional Court agreed with the high court that she acted in bad faith in her investigation into the Reserve Bank’s apartheid-era Bankorp bailout.

In a scathing majority judgment penned by justices Sisi Khampepe and Leona Theron, the Constitutional Court said it saw no reason to interfere with the high court’s personal costs order. 

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