Fugitive from justice Ajay Gupta looked dapper in Dubai this week. He's lost weight, and, in a light shirt and sunglasses, he looked almost carefree as he walked out of a business atrium and up to the waiting camera of South African Justin van Pletzen. Van Pletzen doorstepped the eldest Gupta brother and reported strategist for the family's corruption network, reminding him that he was wanted back in South Africa. I don't think we'll see hide or hair of him unless the Emiratis can see some reason to assist South African law enforcement. Neither side seems in a great hurry to get the legal ball rolling. I wish they'd hurry up, though, as state capture is costing you and me a fortune, even though we live in a time of President Cyril Ramaphosa's new dawn. And Gupta is still benefiting richly. AmaBhungane, the investigative journalism hub, reported recently that the family and their lieutenant Salim Essa have started profiting from a kickback of R5.3-billion from China South Rail (now C...

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