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Jacob Zuma's plea for prosecutor recusal dismissed, arms deal trial can go ahead

26 October 2021 10:44 AM
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Jacob Zuma
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Judge Piet Koen said Zuma's complaint does not affect Billy Downer's title to prosecute.

The KwaZulu Natal High Court has dismissed former president Jacob Zuma's special plea to have state prosecutor Billy Downer recused from his corruption trial.

Handing down the judgment, Judge Piet Koen said Zuma's complaint does not affect Downer's title to prosecute and the trial must go ahead.




26 October 2021 10:44 AM
Tags:
Jacob Zuma
Arms deal
Billy Downer

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