De Lille to remain as CT mayor, court rules

UPDATE: We need to work together for the sake of the people of CT - Patricia De Lille

Patricia de Lille will resume her duties as Cape Town mayor, following a ruling by Judge Patrick Gamble.

LISTEN: Did De Lille dig her own grave in this interview with Eusebius?

Gamble has ordered that De Lille should remain as mayor and as a councilor, pending the outcome of a separate court process on 25 May.

The judgment was delivered at the The Cape Town High Court on Tuesday.

Read also: 'It isn't over yet' - De Lille to take DA to court over removal, dissolved mayco

De Lille had brought an urgent application to the court after the DA rescinded her membership and removed her from her position last week.

In the interim, Ian Neilson had been made acting Cape Town mayor and expressed intentions to appoint his own mayoral committee.

Read more: I'm in charge now, De Lille has left the building - acting CT mayor Ian Neilson

The DA has responded to the judgment in a series of tweets as seen below.


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