The Judicial Service Commission has recommended that President Cyril Ramaphosa suspend Western Cape High Court judge Mushtak Parker, paving the way for him to face two impeachment inquiries.

While a number of judges have faced accusations of gross misconduct, none has ever been impeached in postapartheid SA.

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