The Gupta family came to South Africa in 1993 from India. Since then, there have been strong accusations that they have captured the state. The seem to be everywhere. They are in Mining, Air travel, Energy, Computers, Media and lots more.
The opposition party, the Democratic Alliance (DA) has laid complaints with the police against Pres. Zuma, his son Duduzane, three Gupta brothers, and various cabinet ministers whom they accuse of treason, corruption and racketeering in charges related to state capture.
The president is already facing 783 charges against him already.
These are the names mentioned in the complaint;
- Atul Gupta
- Ajay Gupta
- Rajesh “Tony” Gupta
- Ashu Chawla
- Nazeem Howa
- Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba
- Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane
- Public Service and Administration Minister Faith Muthambi
- Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister David (Des) van Rooyen
- Suspended acting CEO of Eskom Matshela Koko.
Mmusi Maimane in a statement said the move to lay charges was based on “new evidence” that emerged over the weekend.
He was referring to newspaper reports based on documentation and emails which reportedly formed a paper trail that implicated the “suspects”.