Judge Zondo’s decision due today on state capture cross-examinations
Duduzane Zuma and two Guptas are believed to have applied to cross-examine witnesses including Vytjie Mentor‚ Mcebisi Jonas and Themba Maseko
Deputy chief justice Raymond Zondo announces his decision on Thursday on applications to the state capture inquiry for leave to cross-examine witnesses. Former president Jacob Zuma’s son‚ Duduzane‚ and two members of the Gupta family are believed to have applied to cross-examine witnesses who have testified at the commission. These witnesses include former ANC MP Vytjie Mentor‚ former deputy finance boss Mcebisi Jonas and former GCIS head Themba Maseko. Earlier this week the commission announced that Duduzane had changed his mind and decided to testify himself.
His lawyers wrote to the commission saying he would give testimony in relation to allegations made by Jonas that Duduzane allegedly attempted to facilitate a R600m bribe on behalf of the Gupta family. The commission was expected to hear testimony from former public enterprises minister Barbara Hogan on Wednesday but its spokesperson‚ Mbuyiselo Stemela‚ said this had been postponed. He did not specify when Hogan would ap...