South African court dismisses Zuma’s application to block arrest

PUBLISHED: Fri, 09 Jul 2021 09:35:33 GMT

JOHANNESBURG, July 9 (Reuters) – South Africa’s high court on Friday dismissed former president Jacob Zuma’s application to block his arrest for contempt of court.

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“The application is dismissed with costs,” the judge presiding over the case said. (Reporting by Alexander Winning and Wendell Roelf; Editing by Olivia Kumwenda-Mtambo)

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