Sipho Mabena
Premium Journalist
4 minute read
7 Jul 2021
10:27 pm

Police have no choice but to arrest Zuma, say analysts

Sipho Mabena

Large police contingent of police moving towards Nkandla homestead as trickle of Zuma's supporters move to block entrance to his home.

Former President Jacob Zuma. Picture: Gallo Images/Foto24/Felix Dlangamandla

Live television news visuals show a large police contingent moving towards former president Jacob Zuma’s homestead in Nkandla, KwaZulu-Natal, as a trickle of his supporters move to block the entrance to stop his imminent arrest as the clock ticks closer. Police Minister Bheki Cele has until midnight to arrest the defiant Zuma, who was slapped with 15 months behind bars by the Constitutional Court and was given five days, which expired on Sunday, to hand himself over to the police. But he has approached the Constitutional Court with a rescission application in a last-ditch effort to avoid time behind bars....