MBABANE: Senior Counsel Myron Dewyance who represented former President Jacob Zuma in the State Capture case will lead the legal team that will defend Swaziland News editor Zweli Martin Dlamini in the high profile case against King Mswati and his Government.
Other Advocates who form part of the editor’s legal team include Advocate Karusha Pillay and Advocate Martin Hugh, lawyer Bukhosi Sibanda is the instructing attorney.
Sibanda confirmed to this Swaziland News that the editor has filed his responding papers and the matter is expected to be heard at the begining of next year.
“We can confirm that the editor has filed his responding papers and the matter is expected to be heard at the begining of next year”,said the lawyer.
King Mswati and his Government took editor Zweli Martin Dlamini and this publication to the High Court of South Africa over the ongoing critical articles. The King who is represented by Brian Kahn Inc is demanding that the editor gives him seven(7) days to comment before publishing any article about his Government, members of the royal family, government officials among others.
Three Advocates, lawyer to defend Swaziland News editor