ANC's MKMVA warns that arresting Jacob Zuma won't be allowed

ANC's MKMVA warns that arresting Jacob Zuma won't be allowed

- The Umkhonto we Sizwe Military Veterans Association has issued a warning to Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo

- The group warned that filing charges against the former president was unwise, ill-advised and even perilous

- The MKMVA has vowed that it wouldn't allow Zuma to be placed under arrest

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The Umkhonto we Sizwe Military Veterans Association has issued Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo with a warning.

The association warns that filing legal charges against the ANC politician was not only unwise but ill-advised and perilous.

The group had issued a statement after the ruling party held its national executive committee meeting, making it clear that it would not take kindly to Zuma actually being arrested.

The MKMVA, staunch supporters of the former president, has once again weighed in on issues facing Zuma.

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The statement had contained numerous claims, including that Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo is being influenced by powerful foreign NGOs, the media and even reactionary forces.

With what could be perceived as a threat, the group vowed that if the Inquiry had continued on its chosen path, a situation would be prompted which no one would be able to control.

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The group has warned that arresting Zuma would not end in a pleasant situation. Image: Jaap Arriens/NurPhoto
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Earlier, Briefly.co.za reported Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo has moved to lay a criminal complaint against former president Jacob Zuma after his exodus from the State Capture Inquiry. Zondo announced that the inquiry would be issuing a fresh summons against Zuma to appear before the commission.

Zuma left the commission after Zondo passed down his ruling over Zuma's application for Zondo's recusal.

The ex-president had accused the State Capture Inquiry chair of being not only biased but also claimed the pair had a 'close relationship'.

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In addition to this, the Constitutional Court will be approached for an order compelling Zuma to not only appear but to answer the Inquiry's questions.

Commenting on the 'serious' situation, Zondo had pointed out that the law is binding and that it hadn't been up to Zuma to excuse himself.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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