ANC Top Six resolve to give Zuma 'space'

The ANC's top six have agreed to give former President Jacob Zuma and his legal team 'space' to deliberate on whether he will or won't appear before the state capture inquiry. eNCA's Aviwe Mtila has more on this story. Courtesy #DStv403

JOHANNESBURG - Former president Jacob Zuma strongly believes he's being treated unfairly.

He met with the ANC Top Six on Monday over his refusal to return to the state capture inquiry.

READ: Deadline for Zuma's response to affidavits loom

In a short statement, the party described the discussions as very positive and constructive.

The meeting was headed by President Cyril Ramaphosa.

READ: ANC top six meet with Zuma

They have agreed to give him space to consult with his lawyers on a way forward.  

The commission wants Zuma jailed for two years for his refusal to appear.

READ: State Capture Inquiry: Date set for Zuma's contempt case

Zuma, the Police Commissioner and the Police Minister are named as respondents in the case.

The hearing has been set down for 25 March.


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