Hlophe heading to Appeal Court

Western Cape Judge President John Hlophe will now apply for leave to appeal. Ayesha Ismail reports. #DStv403

CAPE TOWN - Western Cape Judge President John Hlophe is not accepting a court's dismissal of his bid to overturn the decision of the Judicial Service Commission Tribunal, which found him guilty of gross misconduct.

He will now apply for leave to appeal.

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Hlophe is of the opinion that another court might come to a different conclusion.

In 2008, Hlophe was found guilty of attempting to influence two Constitutional Court judges in a matter involving former president Jacob Zuma.

* eNCA's Ayesha Ismail reports.


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