OPINION | Does re-sending the former President Jacob Zuma to jail will serve a purpose? Well, at this point it seems to be political motivated.
Earlier, the High Court in Pretoria ordered that Zuma go back to prison after setting aside his medical parole.
This judgment of the High Court in Pretoria is seen as political revenge.
Well, I agree with those who say arresting Zuma in this manner is nothing but political revenge. If the law must serve the purpose of rehabilitation or bringing order to society, what is the purpose of arresting Zuma again?
Why is Zuma a threat to society, or what need is there to rehabilitate him? It’s the malicious use of the law. The point is that he must be corrected and in this case, it looks like there is a clear mandate to punish rather than correct.
Despite the influence Guptas had on his administration as per witness at the commission, the former president seemed to have touched the untouchable. All these scandals he is going through are political revenges to his political enemies.
Zuma was warned during his tenure by “White Monopoly Capital” that if he dares touches their wealth created by a system which is anti- radical, they will fight him to the end, to make sure he fails as president. He is the first president in South Africa to have made white people to embark on streets to call for his step down.
Former president once revealed that Remgro chairman, Johann Repurt told Fikile Mbalula that if they do touch Pravin Gordhan they will interrupt currency (rand) indeed they did in 2017. This sends a clear indication of the regime his administration fought against.
The court has ordered Zuma to go back to prison after setting aside his medical parole. It has ruled on Wednesday that former National Commissioner of Correctional Services, Arthur Fraser’s decision to place Zuma on medical parole was unlawful.
However, DCS confirmed yesterday they will appeal the judgment. They believe the court has misinterpreted and made an error on department stance to release the former president.
BY MALEMA SEROBA (Chief Reporter)