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Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa.
Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa.

Cape Town - An investigation regarding Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan must take its course, but needs to avoid rattling investors, Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa cautioned on Friday during his official visit to Singapore.

The Hawks are investigating the establishment of a so-called "rogue" unit at the SA Revenue Service (Sars) at the time when Gordhan was at the helm.

Ramaphosa said that, while "nobody is above the law", the way the situation has been handled by state institutions was a cause of "concern", Reuters reported on Friday.

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