Johannesburg mayor Herman Mashaba wants the Guptas to answer in court for their alleged racial slurs against black South Africans. Speaking in his personal capacity on Sunday, Mashaba said he had written an open letter on June 11 to Shaun Abrahams‚ the national director of public prosecutions‚ giving him 60 days to take action against the Guptas after disclosures of their corrupt activities and alleged racist behaviour towards black South Africans. “To date I have received no response from him or the National Prosecuting Authority. To me‚ it is clear that Adv Abrahams does not regard the allegations against the Guptas as serious,” said Mashaba. “I have therefore taken the decision to approach our courts with the intention of seeking legal recourse against the Gupta brothers‚ Atul and Ajay‚ for their alleged racial slurs against black South Africans‚” he said. Mashaba said he had recently had a chance to engage with past and present employees of “Gupta TV [ANN7, now Afro World View] ...

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