Hawks confirm raid at Gupta residence

2018-02-14 07:04

Johannesburg - The Hawks have confirmed that an early morning raid is currently underway on Wednesday at the Saxonwold residence of the controversial Gupta family. 

LIVE: Raid underway at Gupta residence

Hawks spokesperson Hangwani Mulaudzi told News24 that officers were on scene, but could not immediately confirm the details of the operation. 

"We are there. We will be issuing a statement later." 

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Three ministers: Faith Muthambi, Lynne Brown and Des van Rooyen, and two officials, Dan Mantsha and Bruce Koloane, are the next in line, DA chief whip John Steenhuisen and national spokesperson Phumzile van Damme announced in Parliament.

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She also sent them confidential information on Cabinet meetings.

The DA is also taking Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane's report on the Vrede dairy project in the Free State on review, the party's leader Mmusi Maimane announced on Monday.

READ: DA to take Public Protector Vrede dairy farm report on review

"There is no effort shown to probe the true corruption at the heart of the Vrede scam, and to hold those responsible accountable," Maimane told reporters at the DA's Cape Town offices.

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