Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has dropped her urgent Constitutional Court bid to force President Cyril Ramaphosa to take action against minister Pravin Gordhan over the so-called SA Revenue Service (Sars) rogue unit.

Mkhwebane’s office on Thursday confirmed that she had withdrawn bid to appeal a high court interdict staying her order that Ramaphosa take “appropriate disciplinary action” against Gordhan over his involvement with the unit, which she maintains was unlawfully established, pending Gordhan’s review of that report.

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