JOHANNESBURG – Former President Jacob Zuma has formally signalled his intention to battle President Cyril Ramaphosa’s pressing interdict utility in opposition to him.
Earlier this week, Ramaphosa filed an urgent software to interdict Zuma from transferring ahead with his personal prosecution bid.
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Ramaphosa used to be served with a summons to show up in court docket for a non-public prosecution with the aid of Zuma beforehand this month.
Zuma has accused him of being an accent after the fact.
This in connection with the crimes that the former president has accused State suggest Billy Downer and journalist, Karyn Maughan, of.
The former president has now filed a note of intention to oppose with the Johannesburg High Court.
The Legal Team of H.E President Zuma has filed the be aware of intention to oppose the interdict of President Ramaphosa. pic.twitter.com/vvSblJdOBW
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It’s scant of element and doesn’t expose the grounds of his opposition however in his interdict application, President Ramaphosa requested the courtroom to halt the personal prosecution proceedings, pending some other utility to have them reviewed and set aside.
He stated that Zuma had an ulterior purpose and was once attempting to unseat him. He additionally wondered the validity of the nolle prosequi certificates Zuma used to be relying on.
In the papers he’s now filed, Zuma has indicated he will be opposing each applications.
The pressing interdict utility is predicted to be heard on 10 January.