David Mabuza denies owing Guptas any favours
Mabuza flew to Russia in a Gupta-linked jet in 2015 to receive medical care following allegations of poisoning
Deputy President David Mabuza says the fact that the Guptas once airlifted him to medical help in Russia does not mean he owes them anything and he wants them "brought to book". Mabuza made the remarks in the National Assembly while responding to questions from MPs on what the government was doing to tackle board members of state-owned entities who had been implicated in state capture. EFF MP Hlengiwe Hlophe-Maxon asked Mabuza what he was doing to assist law enforcement to trace the Gupta family, "who arranged a Gupta jet for you to go to Russia". Mabuza flew to Russia in a Gupta-linked jet in 2015 to receive medical care following allegations of poisoning. Mabuza said the government would trace the Guptas wherever they might be hiding. The fact that they had once assisted him did not mean he owed them any favours, he said. "I’m confident no one will escape this process." "Honourable member, rest assured‚ when I’ve been given a lift to hospital does not mean the Guptas‚ if they’ve d...