Motsoaledi's statements on Atul Gupta's SA passport request are 'legally flawed', says lawyer

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Home Affairs Minister Aaron Motsoaledi
Home Affairs Minister Aaron Motsoaledi
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The lawyer representing one of the Gupta brothers has filed a fresh application, seeking an order compelling the Department of Home Affairs to file a record and reasons for its decision on its refusal to issue his client with a passport.

The papers were filed in the Gauteng High Court in Pretoria last week.  

The respondents in the matter are the director-general of home affairs and Minister Aaron Motsoaledi.

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