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You Cannot Bond With me Because I am a Prisoner, Says Zuma


At a press conference on Thursday, former South African president Jacob Zuma accused National Prosecuting Authority lawyer Billy Downer SC of leaking private medical information to media while the State vs Zuma trial was still ongoing.

In a nine-page written statement, Zuma told police in Pietermaritzburg that persons who weren't supposed to be investigating his case interfered with it.

The paper was leaked, according to Zuma, in August of this year.

Outside the train station, Zuma said to a bystander, " "We're here to get the prosecutor started on his case.

This is where they'll stay.

Being familiar with them will make it easier for you to form a connection with them.

Because I am a prisoner and prisoners are abused, you will never be able to form a strong emotional attachment to me."

According to a statement released by the NPA on Thursday, it was aware of the accusations made against Downer, but expressed worry about the circumstances in which the charges were laid.

"The NPA is dedicated to preserving the rule of law and due process, and it will evaluate the charges' merits based on that commitment.

These charges have been brought while the case is being adjudicated by Pietermaritzburg's High Court, with a decision due on October 26 "Speaking for the NPA, attorney Mthunzi Mhaga stated:

"Outside the police station, Nkosentsha Shezi, a vocal supporter of Zuma and RET advocate, claimed that the prosecution against Zuma was unjust.

Although any legal actions against Jacob Zuma have occurred under an unjust judicial system, the climate in which they have occurred is poisoned "Shezi had something to say about that, too.

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