Former president Jacob Zuma will seem within the Pietermaritzburg Excessive Court docket on Friday.
He’s going through one rely of racketeering, two counts of corruption, one rely of money-laundering and 12 counts of fraud referring to the 1999 arms deal.
Zuma has accused the NPA of teaming up with the general public and media to make his identify synonymous with corruption.
On 16 November, Zuma utilized for a everlasting keep of prosecution on the corruption prices.
His co-accused, French arms agency Thales, filed the same software.
Thales mentioned legal prices have been withdrawn in 2009 and this was not challenged or put aside by a court docket so there’s no foundation to now reinstate prices.
The corporate mentioned it is aware of of no transgressions dedicated by its workers within the 1999 arms deal.
The NPA, nonetheless, nonetheless feels it has a robust case.
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