The son of former South African president Jacob Zuma was released on bail after appearing in court in leg-irons Monday on charges of corruption.Duduzane Zuma charges, the biggest scalp so far in an attempt to get to the bottom of the graft allegations that swirled around his father.
The charges, which he plans to contest, relate to corruption allegations made by deputy finance minister Mcebisi Jonas, lawyer Rudi Krause told Reuters without providing further detail.
Jonas said in 2016 the Guptas offered him the position of finance minister shortly before former president Zuma sacked then finance minister Nhlanhla Nene, in December, a move that sent markets into a tailspin.
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Meanwhile, Zuma and the Guptas have denied any wrongdoing.