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Former South Africa President Jacob Zuma Fails To Surrender To Police

On Sunday, as the Nigerian Welt am Sonntag reported, Igboho and his group are armed and determined to undermine public order under the cover of a campaign for self-determination. The arrest and seizure is undoubtedly confirmation of a grand plan by the group to wage a violent uprising against the Nigerian state. After informing the foreign mission and licensing authorities in Nigeria of the development and the possibility of this development, Igboho explained that his personal permits and identity cards were missing in order to look for their replacement.

Zuma did not surrender to authorities within five days of a court ruling and was arrested by police. The deadline to surrender to authorities expired on Sunday. The contempt of court charges relate to his persistent failure since February to appear in front of a corruption inquiry by South Africa’s deputy chief justice Raymond Zondo.

Numerous witnesses have described what appears to be widespread corruption and mismanagement during Zuma’s rule, and Mr Zuma testified in July 2019 after a tour earlier in the day. He was ousted in 2018 after nine years in power on corruption charges. He has maintained a loyal network of MPs, civil servants and grassroots supporters on the ruling ANC’s left flank.

On Friday night, supporters gathered in the South African ex-President Jacob Zuma’s rural home to show solidarity as he faced a deadline to surrender for contempt of court to police. In their African National Congress (ANC) regalia, loyalists had been calling on President Cyril Ramaphosa to stand down. In an unprecedented decision, the Constitutional Court sentenced Zuma on Tuesday to 15 months in jail for refractory to an order to appear before investigators.

The former South Africa president Jacob Zuma appeared on Saturday to seek a pardon before facing jail for contempt of court charges after the country’s top judge agreed to hear his challenge to a 15-month prison sentence imposed last week. But after South Africa’s ex-president Jacob Zuma failed to surrender on Sunday, police were given three days to arrest him and send him to jail to begin a 15-month sentence. Local media reported on Friday that Zuma would be taken to Westville Prison, 200 kilometres from Nkandla in the southeastern province of Kwa Zulu-Natal, on an arrest warrant.

JOHANNESBURG – The- South African Constitutional Court on Tuesday sentenced former president Jacob Zuma to 15 months in jail for contempt of court after he refused to appear before a government commission investigating alleged corruption during his nine-year term. The police ordered the Supreme Court to arrest Zuma, the former President of South Africa, if he does not return to authorities on Sunday after failing to appear in a corruption investigation earlier in the year. Nkandla in KwaZulu-Natal, Natal province, ignored efforts to help defuse a tense standoff when Zuma told hundreds of supporters at his country estate he would appeal his 15-month jail sentence and the threat of arrest by police.

Lagos’ parliament on Monday passed an amended version of a criminal law in the state that prohibits police from showing suspects to the media. The law provides for conditions for police officers with arrest warrants. If his former president does not surrender within five days, Africa’s police minister and police commissioner will have to take him into custody within three days.

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