Nica Richards
Deputy online news editor
1 minute read
27 Jan 2021
9:49 am

Senior advocate Kemp J Kemp succumbs to Covid-19

Nica Richards

Kemp defended former president Jacob Zuma during his rape trial. 

Advocate Kemp J Kemp. Picture: Gallo Images/Foto24/Emile Hendricks

Senior advocate and former legal representative of former president Jacob Zuma, Kemp J Kemp, has died of Covid-19. 

The news was confirmed to The Citizen by the Society of Advocates of KwaZulu-Natal on Wednesday morning. 

The society declined to provide any further details into his death. 

Kemp defended Zuma during his rape trial, and was part of Zuma’s legal team tackling 16 corruption, money laundering and fraud charges against the former president. 

Updates to follow as more information is made available. 

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