Is Jacob Zuma playing delaying tactics with court papers?

Former President Jacob Zuma has missed his own deadline on whether charges of corruption against him should be reinstated or not.

Zuma's lawyers were supposed to file a review of National Director of Public Prosecutions Shaun Abrahams’ decision to pursue the corruption case against Zuma.

READ: Advocate Mokotedi Mpshe stands by his 2009 decision on Zuma charges

All it does, it creates more delays in the process such that we are not able to get to the trial stage of this matter.

Tyrone Maseko, Practising attorney at T Maseko Attorneys

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What is significant is that they had imposed the deadline on themselves.

Tyrone Maseko, Practising attorney at T Maseko Attorneys

Maseko says no one knows for now why the papers were not filled.

Listen to what he thinks are the reasons...


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