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Ajay Gupta is no longer a wanted man: South Africa police

Ajay Gupta is no longer a wanted man: South Africa police

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<p>*Police in South Africa have provisionally withdrawn an arrest warrant for Ajay Gupta, a businessman and friend of former president Jacob Zuma.</p> <p>The case against Gupta relates to allegations made by former deputy finance minister Mcebisi Jonas, who said that a member of the Gupta family offered him the job of finance minister and a large bribe if Jonas would help the Gupta family with its business ventures in South Africa. </p> <p>“The warrant for Ajay Gupta was provisionally withdrawn,” said Hangwani Mulaudzi, a spokesman for the Hawks police unit. </p> <p>“But it can be reinstated.”</p> <p>The Guptas, who fled the country after Zuma was recalled from the presidency by the <span class="caps">ANC</span> in February last year, have denied any wrongdoing.</p> <a style="font-size:16px; font-color:yellow;" href="http://www.africanews.com/2018/10/22/south-africa-ajay-gupta-speaks-out-on-state-capture-inquiry/"target="_blank"><span class="caps">SUGGESTED</span> <span class="caps">READING</span>: Ajay Gupta says he will testify to S. Africa’s state-capture inquiry</a>

The warrant for Ajay Gupta was provisionally withdrawn.

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