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  • There are calls for former South African president Jacob Zuma to go to jail after he defied a court order to attend a corruption probe.

  • Deputy Chief Justice Romans Ondo leads the inquiry into high level corruption during Zuma's nine years in power and said there was no valid or sound reason for the no show.

  • The commission will approach the Constitutional Court and ask it to impose a term of imprisonment on Mr Zuma if it finds that he is guilty off contempt of court.

  • It's a move that, supported by some, like Polo holo um Qana on the streets of Johannesburg, justice must be served.

  • You know, if that must happen, then I believe it will be good for for, for for the economy as well, because people will know that if you do bad things, you will go to jail.

  • Others said they felt Zuma should be held to account, but that prison was too harsh a punishment they must find in another avenue.

  • Zuma had walked out of the inquiry in November, prompting officials to go to the Constitutional Court, which then ordered him to appear.

  • Speaking in Zuma's and Candler Homestead, where supporters and veterans gathered on Monday, His son Edward Zuma said there was a long standing conspiracy against his father that the inquiry had treated him differently toe other witnesses.

  • The allegations against Zuma include the he allowed businessmen close to him three brothers, Etiology and Rajesh Gupta, to plunder state resources and influence policy.

  • Zuma has denied wrongdoing so to the Guptas, who left South Africa shortly after the allegations saw Zuma ousted in 2018.

There are calls for former South African president Jacob Zuma to go to jail after he defied a court order to attend a corruption probe.

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South Africa's Zuma could be jailed after inquiry no-show

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