The Dikos and the Masukus are family friends, and have separately denied any wrongdoing.
Now Masuku has turned to the courts so that “the adverse findings and recommendations made by the SIU against Dr Masuku, contained in their letters addressed to Premier David Makhura dated September 18 and October 1 2020 are unlawful, unconstitutional and therefore invalid,” the statement read.
He maintains the SIU findings reached “untruthful and unsubstantiated conclusions which are based on illogical inferences, suppositions and conjecture”.
“Our client has been co-operative with the investigations that he has been subjected to and has been initiating and volunteering information both at a party and state level,” the statement read.
On facing disciplinary action by the ANC, the statement said Masuku would be willing to subject himself to the required processes, but was yet to see a charge sheet.