FUL intervenes in Pikoli v President of the Republic of South Africa

FUL participated as amicus curiae in interim proceedings before the North Gauteng High Court between the former National Director of Public Prosecutions, Vusumzi Patrick Pikoli, and the President of the Republic of South Africa. Mr Pikoli launched an urgent application for an interim interdict to restrain the President from making a permanent appointment of a new NDPP pending the main application. The main application concerns the validity of Mr Pikoli’s suspension and dismissal from office.