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Ex-CEO says ignoring media reports about the Gupta family was best for Denel's interests

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Denel's headquarters in Pretoria
Denel's headquarters in Pretoria
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Former Denel Land Systems (DLS) CEO Stephan Burger says he did not pay attention to media reports about VR Laser Services when he signed a supplier agreement with the controversial Gupta-linked company.

He says he signed the deal because it was the best for Denel.

Burger is one of Denel's numerous former executives who have appeared before the state capture commission of inquiry to testify about the arms manufacturer's contentious single supplier contract with VR Laser.

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