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Jacob Zuma released on medical parole, Correctional Services confirms

5 September 2021 4:52 PM
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Correctional services
Jacob Zuma
Medical parole

In a statement, the department said the former president medical parole was impelled by a medical report received.

On Sunday, the department of correctional services confirmed that former president Jacob Zuma has been released on medical parole.

In a statement, the department said Zuma's eligibility for medical parole was impelled by a medical report received.

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Zuma was arrested in July and sentenced to 15 months after he was found guilty of being in contempt of court for failure to comply with an order by the Constitutional Court.

Where he failed to honour a summons to appear before the Zondo Commission into State Capture.




5 September 2021 4:52 PM
Tags:
Correctional services
Jacob Zuma
Medical parole

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