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Magashule's lawyers now point to Zondo report in new bid to quash links to asbestos scandal

Former president Jacob Zuma’s lawyer has used a report by the Public Protector to undermine allegations of state capture in the ongoing battle against him and his associates.

The embattled former president must now contend with a report by the National Director of Public Prosecutions (NDPP) that he was aware of the extent of the problem in the country but failed to act. "It's very clear that he never acted on the report," said Advocate General Dunlop, who is due to give the court her advice on the matter. On Thursday, Magashule's lawyers told the court that the court should dismiss the case because the NDPP had admitted that

Magashule's lawyers now point to Zondo report in new bid to quash links to asbestos scandal

The lawyers of former health minister Aaron Motsoaledi have turned to the controversial Zondo inquiry report to bolster their argument that he was not involved in a cover-up of the deadly asbestos in his department.

A new affidavit from lawyers for former President Jacob Zuma has cited the Zondo report in their bid to quash the allegations that President Zuma benefited from the Gupta family’s money.

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