Gupta response to Gordhan under the microscope

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Ajay and Atul Gupta. (Pic: Gallo Images)
Ajay and Atul Gupta. (Pic: Gallo Images)

Cape Town - In responding to Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan's bid to prevent him from intervening with banks on their behalf, the Guptas seem to have put the focus on politics. 

The Gupta-owned Oakbay Investments' press statement summarises the main points of an affidavit that it will file on Friday in response to Gordhan's October 2016 court bid to get legal protection against intervening in the bank blacklisting of the Guptas.

While a court - expected to hear the matter in March - will have to determine whose argument is correct, Fin24 has examined the Oakbay's press statement and, at times, has compared it to what the various parties have said publicly, in court papers and in Parliament.

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