Mogoeng on 'captured' judges: Don't make allegations without evidence

Mogoeng on 'captured' judges: Don't make allegations without evidence

Chief Justice Moegeng Moegeng has totally denied allegations that the judiciary in South Africa has been captured. Speaking at a press briefing on Friday afternoon, Moegeng insisted that those with evidence of such behaviour should come forward and take action.

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Chief Justice Moegeng Moegeng has condemned in no uncertain terms allegations that the judicial system in South African has been corrupted.

Briefly.co.za gathered that Moegeng had maintained only a 'sworn enemy' of the state would make such allegations without evidence to substantiate them.

At a press briefing held this afternoon to clarify the subject, Moegeng commented that:

"We are opposed to any derogatory remarks about judges whether it is male or female. We are dead opposed to any remarks toward women or any of our colleagues. I do not know what has provoked the comments made in the media."

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Free State MEC Mxolisi Dukwana had recently told the Zondo Commission of Inquiry that ANC secretary-general Ace Magashule had judicial officials in his pocket, claiming that this is how he had escaped prosecution for his own misdeeds.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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