"This sentence isn't right": Zuma denies that he's done anything wrong

"This sentence isn't right": Zuma denies that he's done anything wrong

  • Former president Jacob Zuma is adamant that he has done nothing wrong and the 15-month jail sentence is not right
  • Zuma addressed scores of his supporters outside his home in Nkandla on Saturday and reaffirmed his innocence
  • He also took the opportunity to denounce the Zondo Commission again and told scores of people that he didn't know what he had done wrong

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Former president Jacob Zuma has denied that he had done anything wrong and that the 15-month jail sentence isn't right.

Zuma addressed the scores of people gathered outside his home in Nkandla after the Constitutional Court agreed to hear his challenge. Zuma was due to hand himself in on Sunday, 4 July.

Jacob Zuma, Nkandla, ANC, Constitutional Court, Zondo Commission
Former president Jacob Zuma has denied that he has done anything to deserve a 15-month jail sentence. Photo credit: Krisztian Bocsi/Bloomberg
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The former president repeated his condemnation of the Zondo Commission and he claimed that all he'd done was misinterpret something political.

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eNCA reported that Zuma said that he did not know how the situation would end but that it would be problematic if they force him to serve jail tail.

In a veiled threat, Zuma said that his jail sentence could cause major destruction to the country.

"I don’t know what wrong I have done," Zuma tells supporters

Former president Jacob Zuma told his supporters that he did not know what he had done wrong to deserve a 15-month jail sentence.

The South African reported that Zuma had allegedly warned the ANC that what they were doing was wrong.

Scores of supporters have descended on Nkandla to support Zuma as he faces a 15-month prison sentence for contempt of court.

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Zuma not going to jail on Sunday as ConCourt agrees to hear appeal

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Earlier, Briefly News reported that former president Jacob Zuma was scheduled to go to prison on Sunday but this has now changed after the Constitutional Court has agreed to hear his appeal.

The 79-year-old former president has been given the opportunity to challenge the 15-month jail sentence imposed on him after he was found in contempt of court according to The Guardian.

Zuma has maintained his innocence and his supporters have rallied to his home in Nkandla to support him.

MKMVA warns that SA will be "torn apart" if former president is arrested

In other news, the MKMVA held a press conference outside former president Jacob Zuma's home in Nkandla. They threatened that if Zuma was arrested it would plunge South Africa into violence.

MKMVA national spokesperson, Carl Niehaus had already warned the ANC that it was unwise to arrest Zuma and that there would be dire consequences.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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