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Vol 63 No 12

Published 9th June 2022

South Africa

Net closes around the Guptas

The symbols of the corruption of Jacob Zuma's regime, two of the Gupta brothers face extradition to South Africa

Authorities in the United Arab Emirates and South Africa have been negotiating the extradition of Atul and Rajesh Gupta since their arrest on 6 June by Dubai police on an Interpol 'Red Notice'. The two brothers, who are wanted in South Africa on money-laundering charges have been on the run since the ousting of President Jacob Zuma in 2018. They were among his closest business allies and are accused of playing a key role in some of the corrupt deals that cost South Africa as much as $32 billion under Zuma’s presidency.

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