Corruption charges against Duduzane Zuma withdrawn

2019-01-24 11:02
Duduzane Zuma appears in court. (Lucky Maibi/Gallo)

Duduzane Zuma appears in court. (Lucky Maibi/Gallo)

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The National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) has dismissed claims that the provisional withdrawal of Duduzane Zuma's corruption case is tantamount to it not being ready to prosecute.

Zuma briefly appeared in the Specialised Commercial Crimes Court in Johannesburg on Thursday, where the NPA placed the withdrawal decision on record.

The move to provisionally withdraw the charges and reasoning behind it comes despite the Zondo commission not being a judicial leg of the NPA.

Black First Land First (BLF) was in court to support Zuma.

BLF deputy president Zanele Lwana said Zuma's prosecution was just another way of "rogue forces trying to get to former president Jacob Zuma".

was also postponed in the Randburg Magistrate's Court on Thursday to March 26.

Read more on:    duduzane zuma  |  johannesburg  |  corruption
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