ConCourt slams Zuma's 'litigious skullduggery'

The majority of Constitutional Court justices dismissed former president Jacob Zuma's rescission application. Zuma wanted the apex court to overturn its earlier judgment to jail him for contempt. He says his rights were violated, but the court disagreed. eNCA reporter Govan Whittles is following that case. Courtesy #DStv403

JOHANNESBURG - Former president Jacob Zuma can't claim to have been excluded from a court application that ended with him being jailed because he chose to be absent.

That’s the verdict of the Constitutional Court which on Friday dismissed Zuma’s rescission application with costs.

READ: Zuma to pay legal costs of rescission application

In a split judgment, the majority found that Zuma forced the Constitutional Court to hand down the unprecedented jail term through his conduct.

* eNCA's Govan Whittles reports.


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