Former president Jacob Zuma’s lawyers insisted on Friday that their client was not acting recklessly when he sought to challenge the constitutionality of then public protector Thuli Madonsela’s “state of capture” report, claiming he was worried about its legality.

Zuma’s challenge to Madonsela’s finding that Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng picks the judge who will chair the commission of inquiry into state capture delayed the start of  commission by more than a year.

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