The business rescue practitioner for the Gupta’s embattled Shiva mine, which holds one of the largest uranium deposits in the world, has submitted an urgent application to the companies tribunal seeking the removal of two other practitioners he claims were unlawfully appointed. In the affidavit, submitted to the tribunal late on Friday, rescue practitioner Christopher Monyela sought an order to direct the Companies and Intellectual Property Commission (CIPC) to accept a form he filed on behalf of the company which appointed Juanito Damons as a senior practitioner of Shiva. He also wanted it to remove a form from the company filings which appoints two other practitioners — Mohamed Tayob and Eugene Januarie. Last week Business Day reported how the fraught business rescue of the mine had stalled over the appointment of the new practitioners. Operations had been closed since July and, consequently, employees had received no income since then. Shiva and eight other Gupta-associated entit...

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