Mmusi Maimane breaks out the bubbly on hearing Zuma will face charges

Mmusi Maimane breaks out the bubbly on hearing Zuma will face charges

DA leader Mmusi Maimane was overjoyed when heard Shaun Abrahams announce that the charges of corruption had been reinstated against Jacob Zuma.

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He is confident that Zuma will be found guilty. Maimane said that if Shabir Shaik was found guilty of the same crimes there is no reason Zuma would escape justice.

"Today we must celebrate that we are a step closer for Zuma to get to court. We want to ensure Zuma faces a criminal trial. We want a speedy resolution on this matter, we can’t wait much longer, it’s dragged on for too long," he said.

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Briefly.co.za learned that the NPA has as many as 200 people ready to testify in the trial and based on the guilty verdict that Shaik received there is a strong case against Zuma according to enca.com.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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