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Ramaphosa VIP Jet under the spotlight

Eyewitness News has reported that a high level government delegation led by Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa was flown to Japan this past weekend on board a jet owned by the Gupta family.

Ramaphosa, due back in the country today after an official visit in Japan, was allegedly accompanied by several ministers and deputy ministers.

The new jet is registered to Westdawn Investments - owned by the Gupta family - and President Jacob Zuma’s son Duduzane is a director at the company.

The Defence Department’s Siphiwe Dlamini told EWN that the plane was leased and the air force is not privy to the processes of acquiring the jet.

According to EWN reporter Mandy Wiener, the leased jet was allegedly used because there were no other available pilot, with other presidential visits taking place at the same time.

Listen to the full report below:


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