South Africa 27.3.2018 02:15 pm

Eskom inquiry to summons Gupta brothers and Duduzane

Ajay and Atul Gupta. File photo

Ajay and Atul Gupta. File photo

They were invited to give evidence to the committee on March 13, but failed to appear.

The parliamentary inquiry into Eskom on Tuesday resolved to summons the Gupta brothers, former president Jacob Zuma’s son, Duduzane, and former South African Airways chairperson Dudu Myeni to testify before it.

They were invited to give evidence to the committee on March 13, but failed to appear.

Myeni claimed she suffered from medical problems that did not allow long distance travel, but did not present a medical certificate.

The Gupta brothers, who are at the centre of allegations of subverting billions from South Africa’s public enterprises, informed the committee that they were not in the country at the time.

The decision to summons them as witnesses was taken at a closed-door meeting of the portfolio committee on public enterprises, which has been conducting the inquiry into mismanagement and corruption at Eskom since last year.

– African News Agency (ANA)

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