'I did not hesitate to put Judge Jansen on special leave', says Masutha

The Minister of Justice, Michael Masutha, has approved a request for Judge Mabel Jansen to be placed on special leave pending the finalisation of a complaint.

Masutha’s decision follows a request from Judge President, Dunstan Mlambo of the Gauteng Division of the High Court.

The Judicial Services Commission received a complaint against Jansen, following her Facebook comments that 'rape is part of black culture'.

Afternoon Drive's Xolani Gwala spoke to Masutha about his decision and leave conditions.

Listen to the conversation below...

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