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Justice ministry still to deliver justice in wrongful dismissal case

Almost a decade after a clerk at the Viljoens­kroon magistrate’s court was wrongfully dismissed, the individuals who allegedly colluded to get rid of him remain in their senior positions in the Free State’s justice department

After Shadrack Mokatsane was reinstated, a Kroonstad magistrate’s court prosecutor is yet to decide whether to prosecute senior justice department officials Thembile Khuse and Riaan Swanepoel, who played a key role in his dismissal in 2014.

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Eunice Stoltz
Eunice Stoltz is a junior daily news reporter at the Mail & Guardian. She was previously a freelance journalist and a broadcaster at Maroela Media and Smile90.4FM.

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