Jacob Zuma released on medical parole, Correctional Services confirms

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Matshepo Sehloho

94 days ago
Jacob Zuma released on medical parole, Correctional Services confirms Former President Jacob Zuma arrives at the state capture inquiry in Johannesburg on 17 November 2020. Picture: Abigail Javier/Eyewitness News

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.

This article first appeared on 702 : Jacob Zuma released on medical parole, Correctional Services confirms

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