National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) spokesperson Mthunzi Mhaga has called for the release of a secret lawsuit against state attorney Adlyt Billy Downer as a threat and delay by lawyers represent former president Jacob Zuma.
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President Zuma has decided that private prosecutors are the only way to deal with the removal of the NPA’s Adv Downer and has ordered his lawmakers to reconsider.
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The first president failed in many ways trying to let Downer escape on his own in this case. Zuma faces a number of charges of fraud and corruption by a French arms dealer. Thales for a multibillion-dollar arms deal is causing controversy started in 1990.
Mhaga said the allegations would not be substantiated.
“We consider Mr Zuma’s lawyers to be a waste of time because they are well aware that the allegations cannot be substantiated,” he said. “Natal has rejected the lawsuit and the NDPP has refused to accept it. For what they have asked for Mr Downer’s removal,” Mhaga said.
Zuma will remain on trial in Pietermaritzburg
The NPA is looking into Zuma’s efforts to seek an injunction against Advocate Downer as a “delayed threat” by his lawyers – SABC News.
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