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High Court Makes Zuma & Fraser Cry In Last Minutes, After Top Judge Announces Zuma Returns To Prison

The Pretoria High Court on Wednesday morning decided that previous public official of remedial administrations Arthur Fraser's choice to put previous president Jacob Zuma on clinical parole in September was unlawful and has saved the choice.

The application to audit Zuma's clinical parole was stopped by the Democratic Alliance (DA), the Helen Suzman Foundation (HSF) and AfriForum later Fraser conceded during a meeting with SABC News that he had superseded the Medical Parole Advisory Board's choice not to set the previous president free from prison.

"The choice of the main respondent (Mr Arthur Fraser at that point) to put the third respondent (Zuma) on clinical parole, taken on 5 September 2021, is explored, pronounced unlawful and put away.

"The clinical parole choice is subbed with a choice dismissing the third respondent's application for clinical parole," the court said in its judgment.

High Court Makes Zuma & Fraser Cry In Last Minutes, After Top Judge Announces Zuma Returns To Prison.


The high court requested that Zuma should get back to prison to serve out the rest of his 15-month sentence forced by the Constitutional Court (ConCourt) in late June for declining to comply with court requests to show up before the Commission of Inquiry into Allegations of State Capture.

sentence, which means the time he has spent at home can't be considered as a component of his 15-month prison sentence.

As indicated by the judgment, Zuma challenged the commission, the legal executive and law and order and is unfaltering in his refusal not to take an interest in the state catch commission's procedures.

"He keeps on assaulting the Constitutional Court while unlawfully profiting from a lesser discipline than what the Constitutional Court has forced.

"He states in his noting testimony that he sees himself as 'a detainee of the Constitutional Court' and case that he was 'imprisoned without preliminary'."

Fraser's choice sabotaged law and order

Fraser's "unlawful intercession" relieved the discipline forced by the ConCourt, "along these lines delivering the protected request insufficient, which sabotages the regard for the courts, for law and order and for the actual Constitution," as indicated by the judgment.

"The official's unlawful mediation has brought about the third respondent (Zuma) appreciating almost three months of his sentence sitting at home in Nkandla, not carrying out his punishment in any significant sense."

The DA additionally refered to that later his delivery released early, had tended to his allies at a virtual petition meeting on 14 October 2021.

"As controlled by the board the third respondent [Zuma] isn't at death's door or seriously crippled and is by all accounts carrying on with a typical life," the judgment expressed.

Restorative administrations notes judgment

In the mean time, the Department of Correctional Services said in a pithy assertion it had noticed the high court's judgment on Zuma's clinical parole and was concentrating on the decision.

The division's representative Singabakho Nxumalo said they would make further proclamations at the appropriate time.

Zuma to pursue administering

Zuma's establishment declared on Twitter that he would pursue the court's judgment "because the judgment is obviously off-base and there are solid possibilities that a higher court will arrive at an entirely unexpected resolution."

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