Duduzane Zuma to be charged with culpable homicide


File image of President Jacob Zuma's son Duduzane Zuma during the interview at his office in Sandton, 10 September 2010

JOHANNESBURG - Duduzane Zuma will be charged with culpable homicide.

This is for a 2014 accident that resulted in the deaths of two people.

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Zuma’s Porsche collided with a taxi on the M1 highway after he lost control of the vehicle.

Phumzile Dube was killed at the scene, while her fellow passenger Nanki Jeanette Mashaba passed away a few weeks later.

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The NPA decided not to prosecute, despite a judicial inquest ruling that the deaths were caused by negligent actions.

At the time, Zuma paid 7-thousand rands in speeding fines.

The businessman is out of the country, and has been summoned to appear in court on the 12th of July.