Zuma placed on medical parole

File: Former president Jacob Zuma. AFP/Pool

JOHANNESBURG -  Former President Jacob Zuma has been placed on medical parole according to a statement released by the Department of Correctional Services on Sunday.

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The statement states they were compelled to do so based on a medical report received by the department.

The Department stressed that all offenders are eligible to be placed on medical parole should it be seen fit.


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