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“I’m Too Old For Jail”-Jacob Zuma Speaks Following His Sentencing

“I’m Too Old For Jail”-Jacob Zuma Speaks Following His Sentencing

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Following his sentencing last week, former South Africa President Jacob Zuma claims that he is too old for jail. Addressing the media on Sunday evening,  Jacob Zuma said sending him to jail during the height of a pandemic at his age was the same as sentencing him to death. The former president said he wasn’t seeking to destruct the work of the state capture commission, but all he is asking for is fairness and consistency in the application of the law. He however said South Africa was sliding back into apartheid-like rule. “The fact that I was sentenced without trial should induce shock to all those who cherish the rule of law. The rule of law doesn’t deal harshly with those you may dislike for whatever reason. South Africa is sliding back to apartheid-like rule. I am facing d...
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