DA gives NPA deadline on Zuma's Nkandla charges

File: The DA has given the NPA until close of business on Monday to say if the president will be charged over Nkandla, failing which the party will go to the court to have the matter addressed. Photo: Gallo / Lisa Hnatowicz

JOHANNESBURG - The DA has given the National Director of Public Prosecutions until Monday to decide if President Jacob Zuma will be prosecuted over Nkandla.

Three years ago, DA laid eight criminal charges against Zuma over his alleged involvement in the scandal.

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The party issued the ultimatum last week and now plans to approach the court should the NPA fail to provide a decision by the end of business on Monday.

It believes NPA and the Police Minister are delaying the matter to protect Zuma.

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