Zuma is defying Maughan, Downer’s motions though continuing with the provide of a personal prosecution

Former President Jacob Zuma intends to oppose requests from News24 journalist Karyn Maughan and prosecutor Billy Downer.
Maughan submitted an urgent motion, asking the courtroom to dismiss the personal lawsuit that Zuma experienced introduced versus her.
Downer also approached the court and requested Zuma to article R1 million as safety for costs prior to his charge against Downer.

Previous President Jacob Zuma has filed a letter of intent to tackle requests by News24 authorized skilled Karyn Maughan and prosecutor Billy Downer.

The enchantment notices had been gained on Monday.

Maughan filed an urgent petition in Pietermaritzburg Excellent Courtroom, News24 documented past 7 days.

She argued in courtroom filings that the subpoena issued versus her by Zuma’s lawful workforce was “unlawful, vexatious and an abuse of legal system.”

Maughan desires the make a difference dropped, Zuma barred from filing any future personal expenses in opposition to her, and a expenses get.

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Downer manufactured an application to the High Court past week, buying Zuma to put up R1 million as safety for costs prior to his personal go well with towards Downer.

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Karyn Maughan.

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The prosecutor argued in his court docket filing that R1 million was needed to “provide protection enough to protect the probably fees that may well be incurred in relation to my defense in non-public prosecution” should prosecution are unsuccessful.

Downer said he and the Countrywide Prosecuting Authority (NPA) enlisted the solutions of a senior counsel and two junior counsels for his defense.

Zuma has reportedly deposited R90,000 in the Pietermaritzburg District Courtroom as stability.

Maughan and Downer are predicted to surface in the KwaZulu-Natal Superior Courtroom in Pietermaritzburg on October 10.

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