Zuma closer to having his day in court

Former President Jacob Zuma’s lost his court bid to have fraud and corruption charges dropped. The KZN High Court sitting in Pietermaritzburg dismissed his application for a permanent stay of prosecution. Three judges unanimously agreed on the judgement handed down earlier today. Zuma faces graft charges related to the controversial arms deal. Courtesy #DStv403

JOHANNESBURG - Former President Jacob Zuma’s lost his court bid to have fraud and corruption charges dropped.

The KZN High Court sitting in Pietermaritzburg dismissed his application for a permanent stay of prosecution.

Three judges unanimously agreed on the judgment handed down on Friday.

He faces graft charges related to the controversial arms deal.

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Zuma’s co-accused, French arms company Thales, also suffered a blow – it’s application dismissed with costs.

The former president’s supporters say they were expecting the negative outcome.

Zuma’s due back in court next week for his criminal case trial date.

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eNCA