Guptagate: Guests ‘would not be served by smelly blacks’

2013-05-05 00:00

Shocking details of racial abuse have emerged in the wake of this week’s multimillion-rand wedding hosted by President Jacob Zuma’s friends, the Guptas, at Sun City.

White bodyguards hired by the Gupta family to protect their wedding guests blocked black

employees from entering hotel rooms – unless they washed themselves first.

And Sun City staff members claim that waiters trying to deliver trays to guests’ rooms were told the bodyguards would supply them with toothpaste, toothbrushes and towels to clean themselves if they wanted to proceed.

But the well-connected family last night distanced themselves from these claims, saying reports of racism were “definitely untrue”.

City Press today further reveals:

» The details of an attack on a masseuse by a male wedding guest;

» How high profile the Indian politicians at the wedding really were; and

» The SOS text message the groom, Aakash Jahajgarhia, sent to his father.

» Get City Press newspaper today for the full story.

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