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Man Accused Of Crashing Into Former President Jacob Zuma’s Car Appears In Court

The incident occurred last Thursday when the man crashed into Zuma's official convoy as it was travelling from Eshowe to his Nkandla homestead.

The man accused of crashing into former President Jacob Zuma’s car is set to make his first court appearance on Tuesday morning at the Eshowe Magistrates Court in northern KwaZulu-Natal.

The incident occurred last Thursday when the man crashed into Zuma’s official convoy as it was travelling from Eshowe to his Nkandla homestead. Zuma was inside his car at the time of the accident but fortunately was unharmed and safely evacuated to his residence by security.

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The 51-year-old man is facing charges of drinking and driving, as well as reckless and negligent driving. SurgeZirc SA has obtained pictures showing damage to Zuma’s black BMW at the driver’s side door, further supporting the allegations against the accused.

Zuma’s political party, the Umkhonto Wesizwe (MK), has expressed concern about the incident and called for an increase in Zuma’s security detail. They believe that this incident highlights the need for stronger protection for the former president.

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However, Police Minister Bheki Cele has stated that Zuma’s security detail is already sufficient and on par with that of other former heads of state. The matter is currently under investigation by the police, and further updates are expected.

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Ntuthuko Gumede for SurgeZirc SA
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