Guptas' UAE arrest: NPA still waiting on extradition request to be translated into Arabic

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A group of people protest outside the United Arab Emirates' (UAE) embassy calling for the speedy extradition of the Guptas in 2021.
A group of people protest outside the United Arab Emirates' (UAE) embassy calling for the speedy extradition of the Guptas in 2021.
Deaan Vivier, Gallo Images, Beeld

Justice Minister Ronald Lamola says an official request to extradite the Gupta brothers, Atul and Rajesh, is yet to be translated to Arabic. 

South Africa has 60 days from the date of arrest to submit the formal extradition application in terms of the extradition treaty between South Africa and the UAE.

In a written parliamentary question, DA MP Glynnis Breytenbach asked Lamola about the current position regarding the Gupta brothers' extradition.

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