Former president Jacob Zuma is considering withdrawing from testimony at the State Capture Commission of Inquiry. This comes as his lawyer claims his client was brought to testimoy under 'false pretences'.
Jacob Zuma's lawyers are discussing whether or not the former president will be continuing with his appearance at the inquiry.
Muzi Sikhakhane, who is representing the politician, called for an adjournment, citing that his client was brought to testify with sinister intentions:
“He was brought here under false pretence."
Zuma had been complaining that he was being asked to remember details of events that happened years ago.
Sikhakhane has taken issue with the inquiry's expectation that Zuma should recall details of issues that his client never directly dealt with, reports EWN.
Briefly.co.za reported that Zuma was answering questions related to the testimony of ex-minister Barbara Hogan, who claims he had interfered with the procedure that saw Siyabonga Gama appointed as the CEO of Transnet.
The inquiry has been adjourned to discuss the matter - follow live updates here.
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