WATCH | ANC MP suspension challenge dismissed

The Western Cape High Court has struck an urgent application by ANC MP Mervyn Dirks off the roll. Lindsay Dentlinger has more #eNCA Courtesy #DStv403

CAPE TOWN - The High Court in the Western Cape has kicked out an urgent application by ANC MP Mervyn Dirks.

He was challenging his temporary suspension.

READ: ANC MP Mervyn Dirks to challenge his suspension

Dirks tried to block the ANC from replacing him so that his petition to Scopa could be properly ventilated.

He was suspended over calls for President Cyril Ramaphosa to answer to allegations of the misappropriation of state funds.

But the judge found that his case wasn’t urgent and struck it off the roll with costs

Reporter Lindsay Dentlinger is following this story.


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