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Zuma, Thales case back in PMB court

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JOHANNESBURG - The KwaZulu-Natal High Court in Pietermaritzburg will be hearing arguments in the recusal application brought by Zuma's legal team.

They want lead prosecutor Billy Downer off the case.

READ: Zuma defends his criticism of judges

Zuma is arguing that Downer lacks independence and impartiality.

The former president and French arms manufacturer Thales are on trial over the controversial multibillion-rand arms deal.

Zuma is on medical parole after serving two of his 15-month sentence for refusing to appear before the Zondo Commission.

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