Zuma corruption trial postponed

eNCA's senior reporter Siphamandla Goge reports. Courtesy of #DStv403

JOHANNESBURG - Jacob Zuma's trial has been adjourned to 10 and 13 August 2021 for adjudication on the special plea.

This means the former president's application for a postponement was successful.

READ: Zuma Corruption Trial | Postponement ruling expected Tuesday

Judge Piet Koen says the directive on a virtual sitting is in effect unless it is revoked.

READ: Mpofu: Right to fair trial for Zuma at stake

Zuma wants to be physically present in court, saying a virtual trial will prejudice him.

The State argues there is nothing wrong with going ahead virtually.

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eNCA

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