Zuma's latest court bids don't prevent his arrest - State Attorney

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Former president Jacob Zuma during a media briefing at his Nkandla homestead on Sunday night.
Former president Jacob Zuma during a media briefing at his Nkandla homestead on Sunday night.
Emmanuel Croset, AFP

State Attorney Johan van Schalkwyk says he doesn't know what clarity Police Minister Bheki Cele is seeking before he gets the ball rolling and arrests former president Jacob Zuma.

On Tuesday, Cele and national police commissioner Khehla Sitole told acting Chief Justice Raymond Zondo that they would not act on the Constitutional Court's order on Zuma's arrest - until his legal challenge to his 15-month jail term for contempt was finalised.

The State Attorney in Pretoria wrote the letter on behalf of Cele and Sitole.

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