SA: Jacob Zuma begins 15 months jail term
Former South African President Jacob Zuma has begun his days in prison custody at exactly Estcourt Correctional Facility in Kwazulu Natal, a province in South African (SA) after the SA Court slapped him with a-15 month jail term over contempt charges.
His Excellency Zuma initially told journalists that he would not show up for the jail term contrary to the South African court order.
But, the former South African Leader Jacob Zuma later surrendered himself upon rising intense pressures, a situation that would have landed him in double trouble.
The Spokesperson of Estcourt Correctional Facility in Kwazulu Natal, a province in South Africa Singabakho Nxumalo has announced adequate preparness to ensure that Former President Jacob Zuma is safe whilst in custody.
Singabakho Nxumalo noted that “as a department we must ensure that he is safe and respond to his immediate needs”.
In a televised program monitored by African Editors on Thursday 8 July 2021, Singabakho Nxumalo the ” democracy of South Africa has been tested as the statesman bows to the decision of the Court”.
The Former South African Leader Jacob Zuma is supposed to go through Covid-19 test and be isolated for fourteen days per the regulations of the Correctional Facility