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There's no doubt Zuma is terminally ill, argues Mpofu, defending the ex-president's medical parole

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Jacob Zuma. (Photo: Melinda Stuurman)
Jacob Zuma. (Photo: Melinda Stuurman)

Jacob Zuma’s advocate Dali Mpofu SC argues it has been established “beyond any doubt” that the former president is suffering from a terminal illness – and therefore qualified for release on medical parole.

In arguments before a full Bench of the Supreme Court of Appeal on Monday, Mpofu contended that this was apparent from the medical parole application made on behalf of Zuma by his military doctor (a Dr Mafa), and urged the court to accept as a “jurisdictional fact” that “Mr Zuma is suffering from a terminal disease".

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