The leadership of the South African Communist Get together (SACP) has named for the rule of legislation to prevail in the make any difference involving the Point out Capture Fee and previous president Jacob Zuma and his supporters.
Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo has asked the Constitutional Court docket to impose a jail sentence on Zuma for contempt of court docket after he failed to surface before the commission inspite of an purchase from the Apex Court docket to do so. When not mentioning Zuma by identify, the Augmented Central Committee of the SACP referred to the matter when saying the outcome of its a few-day digital meeting this weekend.
SACP Basic Secretary, Blade Nzimande, suggests, “The augmented central committee has termed on the inquiry into point out seize to go away no stone unturned in ensuring that those demanded to appear prior to it do so.
Also, the Constitutional Courtroom have to physical exercise its independence against any individual who thinks that they are previously mentioned the law and anyone who defies its judgements action must be taken in the similar vein. No democracy really worth its salt can leave unattended the threats of a coup or a civil war from some of people quarters we are important of,” states Nzimande.
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Zondo Commission desires Zuma jailed
The Zondo Fee desires Zuma jailed for two several years.
The chairperson of the fee, Deputy Main Justice Raymond Zondo, claimed if Zuma was authorized to dismiss his summons to surface, there would be lawlessness and chaos in the courts being made use of as a precedent for other witnesses.
By means of a letter from his lawyers, the previous president stated he would only appear just before the fee that’s probing allegations of condition seize at the time Justice Zondo has recused himself.
Below is the letter from Jacob Zuma’s attorneys: