South Africa national prosecuting authority director Shaun Abrahams,announced on Friday that the country former President Jacob Zuma, will be facing 16 counts of corruption, money laundering, and racketeering.
According to CNN,The charges is related to 783 questionable payments Zuma allegedly received in connection with a controversial post-apartheid arms deal, signing contracts totalling 30bn rand ($5bn; £2.5bn) to modernise its national defence force
Abrahams said that he believes a trial court would be the most appropriate for issues like this, and that there are “reasonable prospects of a successful prosecution of Mr Zuma.”
There are “reasonable prospects of a successful prosecution” in Zuma’s case.
An anti-corruption body discovered he had burned through $23m (£15m) on repairs including a swimming pool and an amphitheater. He has since reimbursed a portion of the money.BBC report”.
Zuma has reliably denied any bad behavior on his party, saying he is innocent,he contended that the charges against him were described by offense, “nonsensical conduct” and media spills with respect to prosecutors,