Mpofu: Right to fair trial for Zuma at stake

Former President Jacob Zuma's lawyer Dali Mpofu says Zuma did not consent to a virtual trial and that his right to a fair trial is at stake. eNCA reporter Siphamandla Goge discusses this. Courtesy #DStv403

PIETERMARITZBURG - The corruption trial against former President Jacob Zuma got underway at the High Court in Pietermaritzburg on Monday.

The court is hearing an application by Zuma to have the trial postponed to next week.

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His lawyers have filed an urgent application, saying the former president wants to testify in person about why he should be acquitted without trial.

His lawyer Dali Mpofu says Zuma did not consent to a virtual trial and that his right to a fair trial is at stake.

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