Public protector poised for scrutiny over claimed perjury

Ramaphosa wants the apex court to refer Busisiwe Mkhwebane for investigation by the NPA, but legal experts say proving perjury presents a challenge


President Cyril Ramaphosa’s aim to have the public protector investigated for perjury is a bold move which could signal her downfall. However, the Constitutional Court is not obliged to grant his plea and, according to lawyers, proving perjury could be a tall order for prosecutors willing to pursue the case...

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