BREAKING | Zondo responds to Zuma’s conflict of interest claims, clears air over Zuma ex-wife link | News24
Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo.
Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo has responded to former president Jacob Zuma’s claims that he should recuse himself from the state capture commission of inquiry on the basis that he believes Zondo is biased.
In a letter to the commission dated 28 September, the former president, via his legal team, said one of the reasons why Zuma wanted Zondo to recuse himself was that they had historical family relations.
But, in a statement released by commission secretary Professor Itumeleng Mosala on Thursday – a month after Zuma’s letter – Zondo said that in the mid-1990s, while he was still practising as a private lawyer, he…