By Our Reporter
South Africa’s constitutional court has sentenced former president Jacob Zuma to 15 months in jail.
The jury has come after Zuma’s failure to appear at the corruption inquiry that was led by the deputy Chief Justice, Raymond Zondo in February 2021.
The inquiry was examining allegations of high-level graft during Zuma’s years as South African president from 2009 to 2018.
“I am left with no option but to commit Mr Zuma to imprisonment, with the hope that doing so sends an unequivocal message… the rule of law and the administration of justice prevails.” The Justice ruled
Jacob Zuma has been given five days to hand himself in to the police and if fails to do so, the police minister is to order his arrest.