Arthur Fraser Facing Criminal Investigation Over Zuma Parole

The drama involving former police chief Arthur Fraser isn’t over just yet. While his take on the Phala Phala robbery no longer appears to be a front burner, his role in granting former president Jacob Zuma medical parole is more pronounced.

The investigator Paul O’Sullivan open has opened a criminal case against Arthur Fraser over the Zuma parole.

For a little background, Zuma had been ordered to appear before the State Capture Commission to speak on his role in the supposed capture of the Rainbow Republic by businessmen cronies but he declined.

He was found guilty of contempt of court and slammed with a 15-month sentence. After a cat-and-mouse game with the law, he had submitted himself to serve his sentence. He had spent just two months in jail when he was granted parole on medical grounds.

Arthur Fraser was instrumental in the parole, which has since been overturned by South Africa’s Supreme Court of Appeal.

In his case against the former police chief, O’Sullivan noted that Fraser made a mockery of the law by releasing Zuma. He, therefore, requested the State to investigate and prosecute the former police boss.

It remains to be seen if he will be successful in the venture.

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