South Africa

South Africa ex-president Jacob Zuma ordered to return to jail

South Africa ex-president Jacob Zuma ordered to return to jail

South Africa’s High Court has ordered former President Jacob Zuma to return to jail after setting aside a decision to release him on medical parole. The decision to place the 79-year-old on medical parole is “declared unlawful and set aside”, read the ruling on Wednesday by Judge Elias Matojane. The Department of Correctional Services said it was studying the court judgment and in due course would make further pronouncements. Zuma, who began medical parole in September, is serving a 15-month sentence for contempt of court after he ignored instructions to participate in a corruption inquiry. In the same month, South…
Read More
No widgets found. Go to Widget page and add the widget in Offcanvas Sidebar Widget Area.