Public protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane contends that the personal costs order granted against her over her invalid investigation into the alleged Estina Dairy Project scam is “not just and equitable”, and she should be given the right to appeal.

“There is no evidence that the public protector did not act in good faith,” Mkhwebane’s counsel, Francois Botes, states in court papers filed at the Pretoria high court. He argued on Wednesday morning that Mkhwebane should be given leave to appeal the damning judgment given against her by Judge Ronel Tolmay...

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