A Twitter handle purporting to be that of Judge Sulet Potterill of the Gauteng High Court, is fake, the Office of the Chief Justice has warned.

The account is under the handle @JPotterill, says News24.

The handle's first tweet was posted on 11 August: 'May the African Gods protect @pietrampedi appreciation tweet. #RamaphosaMustFall.'

A pinned tweet of the account reads: 'We don't need two thirds majority to remove this woman @AdvBMkhwebane. However, we do need two thirds majority to expropriate land without compensation and National Reserve Bank. @MYANC must not abuse people.'

In a recent judgment, Potterill found against Mkhwebane, and for Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan, when she prevented her from enforcing the remedial actions of her report on the SARS' so-called rogue unit.

The Office of the Chief Justice said Potterill did not have a Twitter account, nor had an account been created for her by the office.

It also reminded the public and Twitter about the existence of an account purporting to be that of Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo, using the handle @RaymondZondo.

The office said the views expressed on the account were also not those of Zondo.

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