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TRIAL DATE SET: Court rules against Jacob Zuma’s special plea to have Billy Downer removed from arms deal case

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Oct 26, 2021

Two unsurprising things happened at the Pietermaritzburg High Court on Tuesday. Presiding judge Piet Koen denied Jacob Zuma’s special plea to have senior prosecutor Billy Downer removed from trying the arms deal graft case, and Zuma’s legal team hinted strongly that it would apply for leave to appeal the ruling.

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