Zuma granted leave to attend brother's funeral

Former President Jacob Zuma. AFP/Emmanuel Croset


JOHANNESBURG - Former President Jacob Zuma, has been granted permission to attend his brother Michael's funeral.

Zuma applied to the correctional services department, for compassionate leave.

READ: Factfile: Inside the jail housing Zuma

Michael Zuma will be laid to rest on Thursday.

Zuma is currently serving 15-months behind bars for contempt of court.

This was after he refused to return to testify at the State Capture Inquiry.


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