The Correctional Services Department’s confirmed former president Jacob Zuma’s been placed on medical parole.
Zuma will now complete the rest of his sentence under community corrections.
This means he’ll be expected to comply with a specific set of conditions and will be subject to supervision until his sentence expires.
Correctional Services spokesperson Singabakho Nxumalo says this is effective from Sunday.
For Immediate Release
5 September 2021
MEDIA STATEMENT: MR ZUMA PLACED ON MEDICAL PAROLE pic.twitter.com/9OozljlbHN
— Ministry of Justice and Correctional Services 🇿🇦 (@Min_JCS) September 5, 2021
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