Zuma Parole | HSF wants court to set aside Fraser decision

File: Former President Jacob Zuma. AFP/Phill Magakoe

JOHANNESBURG - The Helen Suzman Foundation wants the decision to place Jacob Zuma on medical parole reviewed.

The former president was admitted to hospital shortly after being jailed for contempt of court.

The Department of Corrections Head Arthur Fraser has acknowledged he ignored the parole board's recommendation not to release him.

READ: Helen Suzman Foundation applies for review of Zuma medical parole decision

The NGO's legal researcher, Chris Fisher, acknowledges it will be difficult to prove Fraser made his decision irrationally.


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