A company falling under the umbrella of controversial state contractor Bosasa has had its contract with the state capture commission terminated and been ordered to remove its equipment from the commission’s premises. It was revealed in a City Press article in July 2018 that the company — GTS, a Bosasa subsidiary — had been contracted by the justice and constitutional development department to provide security services to the commission. This appointment came despite years of allegations against Bosasa in various media — with these later playing out in dramatic fashion from January when former Bosasa bosses testified at the commission. The article also questioned whether proper procedures had been followed in making the appointment. In a statement on Friday evening — which was released “at the instance” of the commission’s chair, deputy chief justice Raymond Zondo – it was confirmed that with immediate effect GTS was “no longer providing any services to the commission and was asked t...

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