South Africa's Jacob Zuma in “Contempt of Court” says Judge

A South African judge says he wants ex-President Jacob Zuma to be given a jail sentence
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A South African judge says he wants ex-President Jacob Zuma to be given a jail sentence for failing to appear before him to answer corruption allegations.

Mr Zuma, 79, ignored a summons to appear before a commission of inquiry being chaired by Justice Ray Zondo. The judge said Mr Zuma's defiance could lead to lawlessness, and he would ask South Africa's highest court to convict the ex-president of contempt.

Mr Zuma said he believed that Justice Zondo was biased against him.

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