JSC was accused of bias

Judge John Hlophe's lawyers wrote a letter to the JSC on March 27, accusing it of bias and raising several issues on the intended procedure.

Judge John Hlophe's lawyers wrote a letter to the JSC on March 27, accusing it of bias and raising several issues on the intended procedure.

The letter was distributed at the hearing yesterday and listed some of the issues of concern.

The JSC denied the allegations in a letter sent back to Hlophe's lawyers on March 28. It denied that there had been any irregularities or bias in the manner in which the matter had been and was being conducted, it said. It declined Hlophe's request for a postponement. - Sapa

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