Zuma Lawyers Applaud As Graft Matter Is Postponed

Zuma Lawyers Applaud As Graft Matter Is Postponed
SCREEN GRAB: Judge Piet Koen and Advocate Dali Mpofu

The Pietermaritzburg High Court on Tuesday postponed the corruption trial of former president Jacob Zuma to the 10th of August, after his lawyers objected to a virtual hearing. 

As soon as Judge Judge Piet Koen adjourned the matter, Zuma’s legal team led by Advocate Dali Mpofu applauded.

On Monday Mpofu argued for a postponement saying a virtual hearing would limit the former president’s rights.

Zuma is serving a 15-month sentence at the Estcourt Correctional Services for contempt of court.

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