Zuma medical parole: Helen Suzman Foundation, DA tell court former president got special treatment

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Former President Jacob Zuma.  Photo: GALLO IMAGES
Former President Jacob Zuma. Photo: GALLO IMAGES

The National Commissioner of Correctional Services has filed a record of his decision to grant former president Jacob Zuma medical parole, however, the DA argues that there is no indication anywhere in the "limited record" that he satisfies medical parole requirements.  

The DA and the Helen Suzman Foundation (HSF) want the court to review and set aside the parole decision and send Zuma back to prison.

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