Justice, not politricks, must prevail

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- sowetanlive.co.za | 5 days ago

The message laden there cannot be mistaken and must have been unequivocal - especially to those in power - that indeed they are not above the law.

The noises that came after Gumede and her fellow travellers' arraignment were quite predictable. Her allies were all too quick to declare her "innocent until proven guilty", while her nemesis were not about to let an opportunity to sink their teeth into her go unexploited - calling for her resignation.

It was the typical political shenanigans many dismiss as politricks, often played when politicians have some self-inflicted legal comeuppance.

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