JZ blocks Thuli



October 14, 2016
JZ blocks Thuli

REPORT HALTED: Outgoing Public Protector Thuli Madonsela

There's been plenty of drama on the political front as Malema is summons to court and Zuma tries to get an interdict to block Madonsela.

Social media was abuzz yesterday following news that Thuli Madonsela had been stopped from releasing her report on State capture and that Julius Malema had been summonsed to court.

Juju’s bombshell came just minutes after a press conference by the EFF leader.

He was served two summonses to appear in court for two incidents that occurred two years ago and four months ago.

Malema is being accused of contravening the Riotous Assemblies Act, when he allegedly incited his followers to commit a crime by illegally occupying vacant land.

The first incident allegedly occurred in June 2016 in the Madadeni region in Newcastle, KwaZulu-Natal.

The second alleged incident occurred during a land occupation in the Mangaung area in Bloemfontein, Free State.

Shortly after this, news surfaced that President Jacob Zuma had launched an urgent application with the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria for an interdict to prevent outgoing Public Protector, Thuli Madonsela, from releasing her findings into allegations of State capture.

This comes days after Madonsela rejected a demand from Zuma that she give him a chance to interview witnesses from her investigation who could implicate him in any wrongdoing.

Numerous hashtags surrounding the Malema and Madonsela saga trended for hours on social media as South Africans rekked their bekke.

Also under discussion was the apparent U-turn by National Prosecuting Authority boss, Shaun Abrahams, who revealed that he would consider reviewing his decision to prosecute Minister of Finance Pravin Gordhan, if people wrote to him and asked him to do so.

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