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Mervyn Dirks not going down without a fight as he heads to court

Suspended ANC MP Mervyn Dirks, along with his lawful group, will earlier today record a pressing forbid at the Western Cape High Court against his "unlawful, illicit and illegal suspension".

Dirks is being addressed by lawyer Godrich Gadee.

The lawful group has requested their customer be reestablished subsequent to being served a suspension letter regarding a solicitation to have President Cyril Ramaphosa examined on the abuse of public assets for lobbies for positions in the party.


The MP got a suspension notice from ANC Chief Whip Pemmy Madojina following his call to the standing council on open records (Scopa) which originated from comments by Ramaphosa in the public leader panel on the abuse of public assets for lobbies for positions in the party.


His legal counselors alluded to the preparatory suspension and disciplinary procedures of their customer as "unlawful and invalid, and is conflicting with a few arrangements of the Constitution".

In a letter addressed to the central whip, President Cyril Ramaphosa and National Assembly Speaker Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula, his legitimate delegates requested their customer's freedoms and honors be reestablished after a suspension letter which he got from Majodina last week.


Through the preparatory suspension Dirks had been soothed of his obligations as Scopa Study Group and Questions Whip of the ANC Parliamentary Caucus. What's more, Dirks' participation of the system bunch in the ANC in Parliament has been suspended. He has additionally been taken out from gathering WhatsApp group.

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