Joburg building fire may have caused Msimanga to panic: Masutha

File: Tshwane Mayor, Solly Msimanga.

File: Tshwane Mayor, Solly Msimanga.

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JOHANNESBURG - Correctional Services Minister, Michael Masutha, says the Joburg building fire may have caused the Tshwane mayor to panic.

The mayor ordered the immediate evacuation and closure of the department's head office in the Pretoria CBD.

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Masutha says he will challenge what he's calling an irresponsible decision in court.