Court orders Jacob Zuma to pay his own legal fees

Former president Jacob Zuma will have to foot the bill for his own legal costs, not the state, the North Gauteng High Court ruled on Thursday.

Former president Jacob Zuma.
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The judgment was handed down after an application brought by the DA to have an agreement authorising state funding for Zuma’s defence to be set aside.

The ruling could prove to be costly for the former president whose legal battles have cost millions of rands to defend in court. This is a developing story.

 

BY TIMESLIVE- TimesLIVE

Source: TMG Digital

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