Not Guilty: Duduzane Zuma cleared of charges in Porsche crash

Not Guilty: Duduzane Zuma cleared of charges in Porsche crash

Duduzane Zuma has been found not guilty of culpable homicide in the Randburg Magistrate's Court. This comes as the former president's son answered to charges related to a 2014 car accident that resulted in the death of Phumzile Dube.

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Duduzane Zuma is off the hook as far as his culpable homicide charges are concerned, with Magistrate Tebogo Thupaatlase finding the politician's son not guilty.

Briefly.co.za reported that Duduzane had been facing charges relating to the 2014 death of Phumzile Dube.

The woman has died after Zuma's Porsche collided with a taxi on the M1 highway in Joburg, Gauteng.

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The court heard that one of the witnesses to the crime had poorly testified, refusing to answer some questions during cross-examination.

The court concluded that the road had been wet, with precautions needed to be taken by drivers on the road, reports IOL.

While the State is adamant that Zuma had failed to drive cautiously, the accused's legal team had insisted that the car had aquaplaned when it hit a pool of water, causing him to lose control.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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