Three high court judges have dismissed former President Jacob Zuma’s claims that his corruption prosecution was too tainted by political interference to go ahead.

In a unanimous 76-page ruling delivered on Friday morning, the high court in Pietermaritzburg found that there was “no evidence” that former National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) acting head Mokotedi Mpshe’s 2007 decision to reinstate corruption charges against Zuma was politically motivated.

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