Karyn Maughan | Zuma won't pitch at state capture inquiry and his silence will end up hurting him

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Jacob Zuma.
Jacob Zuma.
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The Zondo commission prepared itself to hear the testimony from former president Jacob Zuma from Monday to Friday this week, despite Zuma saying he will defy the summons issued for him to appear.

But a letter from Zuma's lawyers on Monday morning indicated that the former president will not appear at the state capture inquiry to answer to the multiple accusations of corruption made against him.

Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo has made it clear that he can still face adverse findings being made against him should Zuma fail to appear.

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