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Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane lays crimen injuria charges against Mbalula

The Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has laid crimen injuria charges against Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula.

He described her as a “hired gun” in a tweet. He reiterated those views in a media release, saying he stands by his position.

Fikile Mbalula

Attorney Rupert Candy said: “I think there may be scope for him to argue certain defences.

“It may not be necessarily true, but there may be a defence of fair comment which is not the other defence under [the] law which is ‘truth for the public benefit’ but rather, a comment or an opinion that is not a statement of fact.

In other news – Nomzamo Mbatha spills the tea

Nomzamo Mbatha has made South Africa proud after her role on the recently released movie, “Coming 2 America.

Nomzamo Mbatha

However, the star shared a video of her being interviewed on the American talk show, The Real. Learn more

Source: eNCA

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