'A grave threat to rule of law': Why Zondo inquiry says Zuma must go to jail for ConCourt contempt

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Former president Jacob Zuma.
Former president Jacob Zuma.
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Former president Jacob Zuma's contempt of the Constitutional Court and "scurrilous" attacks on the judiciary amounted to a "grave and serious threat to the rule of law" and must be punished with a two-year jail sentence, the state capture inquiry has argued.

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