Springbok lock Eben Etzebeth has turned to the High Court in a bid to prevent an alleged racist assault case from going to the Equality Court.
SA Sports Minister Nathi Mthethwa says the criminal justice system needs to be allowed to take its course in the saga involving Springbok lock Eben Etzebeth.
The South African Human Rights Commission says it is probing claims that comments by the institution’s legal head, Buang Jones, could cause harm to an investigation into the Eben Etzebeth racism allegations.
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The Eben Etzebeth saga, as well as the social-media reaction to the ‘bomb-squad’ celebration, are distractions that the Springboks could do without, writes JON CARDINELLI in Kobe.
South African Human Rights provincial commissioner Chris Nissen says they are not pushing for Eben Etzebeth to return prematurely from the World Cup in Japan.
SA Rugby has instituted an internal process to address the matter involving Eben Etzebeth following a decision by the SAHRC to launch legal proceedings against the Bok lock.
The South African Human Rights Commission has confirmed that legal proceedings will be pursued in the Equality Court on Friday in relation to allegations involving Bok lock Eben Etzebeth.
SA Rugby has reiterated that it will take ‘appropriate action’ once the legal investigation has been concluded into the incident involving Eben Etzebeth.