No way Thales will get a fair trial, says defence in ‘arms deal’ graft case
Thales and Zuma have been charged in relation to the billion rand 'arms deal' of 1999.
French arms’ company Thales was adamant it would not receive a fair trial in the fraud and corruption case it was facing with former president Jacob Zuma, it reiterated on Tuesday.
Acting for Thales, advocate Mushahida Adhikari tried to convince judges Jerome Mnguni, Esther Steyn and Thoba Poyo-Dlwati that Thales was not responsible for the numerous delays in the protracted case.
On Monday, Zuma’s defence team put forward its reasons for a permanent stay for its client.
Three of them were out of the country, could not be traced, and one was suffering from Alzheimer’s.
Thales, accused two, is facing one count of racketeering, two counts of corruption and one count of money laundering.Read more: The Citizen News
ZUMA SAGA: Thales argues it cannot obtain a fair trial in arms deal caseThe application for a permanent stay of prosecution by former President Jacob Zuma's co-accused and French arms company, Thales, in relation to the dubious multi-billion rand arms deal, will be heard in the Pietermaritzburg High Court over the next four days.
Zuma corruption co-accused Thales says it cannot obtain a fair trialFrench arms company Thales - currently on trial with former president Jacob Zuma - says it believed it 'cannot obtain a fair trial' I would love to shed a tear.
Defence says no way Thales will get fair trial in Zuma corruption case | IOL NewsFrench arms’ company Thales was adamant it would not receive a fair trial in the fraud and corruption case it was facing ... Imagine if all that tax money was circulated and kept in South Africa, dear unemployed people, gather and demand assistance in a productive manner! APPLY YOUR KNOWLEDGE
Zuma corruption co-accused Thales says it 'cannot obtain a fair trial'French arms company Thales - currently on trial with former president Jacob Zuma - said on Sunday it believed it 'cannot obtain a fair trial'. One would think that after you have blatantly bribed JZ 😬😬
Zuma trial: Decision to charge Thales was a ‘knee-jerk, status quo decision’French arms company Thales has, through its legal representation, argued that it has been treated by the National Prosecution Authority as a conjoined accomplice to former president Jacob Zuma, suffering the same fate as he at any point the NPA decid
Zuma corruption co-accused Thales says it 'cannot obtain a fair trial'French arms company Thales - currently on trial with former president Jacob Zuma - said on Sunday it believed it 'cannot obtain a fair trial'. Sounds like Zuma is speaking for them 🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣 A fair trial is the one going in your favor, okay?! French Crooks need jail too! That’s fair 😃😃
#ZumaCharges: Arms firm Thales doubtful it will 'obtain a fair trial' | IOL NewsZumaCharges: French arms company Thales, former president JacobZuma's co-accused in the ArmsDeal corruption case, does not believe it can obtain the fair trial it is entitled to, the company said. Those French thugs must wait for their turn. we have competent judges in this country. in fact they should be charged for releasing a stupid statement like this. I'm honestly doubtful that anyone will see consequences for corruption. I'm 100% sure that Zuma will come out unscathed. That guy has dirt on everyone. He's untouchable. Then they do not know South African laws. Fair trial is the corner stone of your legal system.
Thales lawyer distances company from ZumaAdvocate Anton Katz argued that the French company's charges were only reinstated because the former president's were.
Zuma and co-accused French company 'Thales' expected to appear in court - SABC News - Breaking news, special reports, world, business, sport coverage of all South African current events. Africa's news leader.Former African National Congress (ANC) President Jacob Zuma and his co-accused the French company Thales are heading back to the Pietermaritzburg High Court. Kwasuka loko... Code name Eiffel Tower. Ull tell us when u done,we r tired already
NPA abused its power, violated and delayed processes - ThalesFrench arms company Thales faces charges of paying bribes to former president Jacob Zuma for protection against an investigation into the controversial arms deal. Dear unemployed youth, your leaders are failing you, gather business groups and show them that you can APPLY YOUR KNOWLEDGE