Former Eskom chief financial officer Anoj Singh lied to the parliamentary inquiry into state capture on Tuesday‚ Eskom spokesperson Khulu Phasiwe said on Wednesday morning. Phasiwe made the allegation on the Eusebius McKaiser show on Radio 702. McKaiser asked Phasiwe about media releases the power utility sent out in which Eskom denied a relationship with the Gupta-linked Trillian. The Asset Forfeiture Unit (AFU) has set its sights on assets worth R1.6bn belonging to the controversial Gupta family, by executing two preservation orders. One is against the Gupta-linked Trillian in relation to work it did for Eskom. Phasiwe said information on the Trillian matter in media releases was approved by Singh‚ Eskom head of generation Matshela Koko and Eskom legal boss Suzanne Daniels. "We got information from Eskom management‚ in particular Mr Singh himself‚ where we basically got information that made mention that we, as Eskom, do not have any dealings with Trillian and, as a result, we cou...

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