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I committed no crimes, but I’m ready for jail – Jacob Zuma

15 April 2021 12:37 PM
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Jacob Zuma
State Capture
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Mogoeng Mogoeng
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Jacob Zuma contempt of court

Lester Kiewit interviews Eyewitness News political journalist Tshidi Madia.

The contempt of court charges against him is a sham and he will not legitimise it, former President Jacob Zuma said in a 21-page letter to Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng.

Zuma said he would therefore not tell Mogoeng how he should be punished if found guilty.

He said he was not guilty of any crime, but that he is readying himself for jail.

Former President Jacob Zuma arrives at the state capture inquiry in Johannesburg on 17 November 2020. Picture: Abigail Javier/Eyewitness News

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Lester Kiewit interviewed Eyewitness News senior political journalist Tshidi Madia.

He says he’d rather be jailed. He said it often… He says the court is trying to get him to sanitise errors it made… He says he’s ready to go to jail; he’s been there before…

Tshidi Madia, senior political journalist - EWN

We’ve seen members of the MK outside his home in Nkandla… Can the MKMVA muscle up enough might for civil disobedience? Is it a threat worth worrying about? … If he goes to jail; what happens in Nkandla? …

Tshidi Madia, senior political journalist - EWN

Listen to the interview in the audio below.




15 April 2021 12:37 PM
Tags:
Jacob Zuma
State Capture
Corruption
Mogoeng Mogoeng
EWN
Zondo
Lester Kiewit
The Midday Report on CapeTalk
Tshidi Madia
Jacob Zuma contempt case
Jacob Zuma contempt of court

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