Gupta brothers set to face tough UAE courts 'experienced' in extradition, say experts

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Ajay and Rajesh Gupta arrive as VIP guests at the African National Congress conference in December 2012.
Ajay and Rajesh Gupta arrive as VIP guests at the African National Congress conference in December 2012.
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Rajesh and Atul Gupta have been arrested in Dubai, more than four months after Interpol issued a red notice for their arrest.

But local authorities’ hands are now tied, while they wait to see if the brothers will be extradited to South Africa to face charges of fraud and money laundering.

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