Opinion

SA should learn from South Korea and jail Zuma

02 May 2021 - 00:03

SA’s judiciary, prosecuting authorities and the Zondo commission could learn from their peers in South Korea on how they dealt decisively with their former president, who refused to co-operate with the courts and official inquiries and investigations over allegations of corruption, wrongdoing and patronage.

They sent her to jail in her absence. Former South Korean president Park Geun-hye was tried in absentia for bribery, abuse of power, leaking state secrets and colluding with a non-office-bearer confidante to extort millions from South Korean corporations after she refused to participate in court proceedings...

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