The Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse (Outa) has told a parliamentary inquiry into the naturalisation of members of the Indian family that leaked emails point to a close relationship between the Gupta family and Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba.
The organisation conducted it's own investigation, tracing alleged connections between Gigaba, department officials and a Gupta associate.
Gigaba signed off on at least two sets of early naturalisation applications for the family in 2015.
Chief Executive Officer at OUTA Wayne Duvenage joined Karima on her show to share more details.
We started compiling a document, piecing together a number of aspects related to state capture in the beginning of last year and were very fortunate to get a copy of the Gupta leaks in May, and from those leaks we have garnered a lot of information...— Wayne Duvenage, Outa CEO
In the last year we started to lay charges against various ministers and people involved in State Capture, Malusi Gigaba was one. Specifically around his involvement with the Guptas, you can see he was well wined and dined...— Wayne Duvenage, Outa CEO
He needs to explain why he is doing them the favors that he is doing if he does not know them.— Wayne Duvenage, Outa CEO
Listen to the audio below:
This article first appeared on 702 : Outa says leaked emails point to a close relationship between Guptas and Gigaba