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SACP and Cronin stand together on Guptas banks saga

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Cape Town – The South African Communist Party (SACP) criticised the Gupta-owned New Age newspaper for reporting that deputy general secretary Jeremy Cronin was at odds with the party on its position regarding the top four banks blacklisting the Guptas’ business.

The May 3 story, titled “Cronin at odds with SACP on banks” was “nothing but a deliberate distortion of facts”, the SACP said in a statement on Wednesday.

It said Cronin had done “very well in representing (its) position and all other positions of the SACP without any contradiction”.

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