NPA task team to assist in Gupta leaks probe

The National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) says a task team charged with guiding the Hawks investigation into allegations of state capture will ensure the claims are thoroughly investigated.

There has been growing concern over the Gupta family and the nature of their relationship with President Jacob Zuma, as well as cabinet ministers.

The Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse (Outa) has laid criminal charges against two ministers for corruption.

READ: Outa presents state capture claims in a compelling document

The NPA spokesperson Luvuyo Mfaku says the team will be made up of a team of prosecutors.

That team has always been there, available to the Hawks, to assist them and engage them whenever they need assistance in terms of their investigations into so called state capture and related matters.

Luvuyo Mfaku, NPA spokesperson

When it comes to specialised crimes our operational methodology is such that we engage with the Hawks from the initial stages of investigation and say because of the complex nature of this investigation, we need to have prosecutors on board to guide, not to lead investigations.

Luvuyo Mfaku, NPA spokesperson

Click on the link below to listen to the full audio....


Recommended

by NEWSROOM AI
Read More
Why Sygnia fired KPMG

Why Sygnia fired KPMG

Sygnia CEO Magda Wierzycka says at the very least KPMG fees from Gupta linked companies are blood money stolen from SA taxpayers.

The net is closing in on the Guptas

The net is closing in on the Guptas

EWN senior reporter and Midday Report host Stephen Grootes unpacks what could be a descending moment for the Gupta family.

How amaBhungane got its hands on the explosive #GuptaLeaks (and what next)

How amaBhungane got its hands on the explosive #GuptaLeaks (and what next)

Investigative journo Sam Sole explains how amaBhungane uncovered the emails showing a network of people behind state capture.

Guptas may not have broken the law with business visa - Immigration attorney

Guptas may not have broken the law with business visa - Immigration attorney

Gary Eisenberg says there is very little attached to permanent resident permits in relation to prohibitions to pursue business.

BLF paid to disrupt those tackling state capture and Guptas - Anton Harber

BLF paid to disrupt those tackling state capture and Guptas - Anton Harber

On Thursday evening members of the BLF movement disrupted an event hosted by Amabhungane Institute for Investigative Journalism.

Guptas, Duduzane Zuma and Eskom execs could be subpoenaed in Parly inquiry

Guptas, Duduzane Zuma and Eskom execs could be subpoenaed in Parly inquiry

Atul Gupta, former Eskom CEO Matshela Koko, Duduzane Zuma, Anoj Singh (Eskom CFO) could be subpoenaed to appear before inquiry.

[LISTEN] Gigaba supports Singh suspension, says corruption must be rooted out

[LISTEN] Gigaba supports Singh suspension, says corruption must be rooted out

Finance Minister Gigaba says he fully supports and welcomes a decision taken by Eskom to put CFO Anoj Singh on special leave.

[UPDATE] State capture event continues despite BLF disruption

[UPDATE] State capture event continues despite BLF disruption

amaBhungane organised Thursday evening's meeting called 'Inside the GuptaLeaks' to discuss the leaked email saga.

"The Guptas are like rats in a sinking ship"

"The Guptas are like rats in a sinking ship"

Corruption Watch's Dave Lewis says everyone seems to be ditching the controversial family with latest being the Bank of Baroda.

Eskom, Denel, Transnet, Guptas and Zuma's son in Parly inquiry sights

Eskom, Denel, Transnet, Guptas and Zuma's son in Parly inquiry sights

Transnet and Denel are some of the SOEs that will be invited to appear before the Parliamentary Portfolio Committee.

Popular articles
Ramaphosa unveils statue of Madiba at UN headquarters

Ramaphosa unveils statue of Madiba at UN headquarters

The 1.9 metre statue is said to be a gift from South Africa to the international community.

KZN Metrorail services suspended due to vandalism

KZN Metrorail services suspended due to vandalism

Metrorail KZN Regional Spokesperson Zama Nomnganga says a build up of events led to the decision.

WC DA leader refuses to hand over electronic devices as party probes media leak

WC DA leader refuses to hand over electronic devices as party probes media leak

Western Cape DA leader Bonginkosi Madikizela confirmed that he was asked to hand over his devices but he says that he refused.

[LISTEN] 'Molewa was an activist in her own quiet way'

[LISTEN] 'Molewa was an activist in her own quiet way'

Environmental Affairs spokesperson Albi Modise pays tribute to Minister Edna Molewa who passed away on Saturday morning.

Ramaphosa's new advisory team has 6 months to draw up national land reform plan

Ramaphosa's new advisory team has 6 months to draw up national land reform plan

Land researcher Prof. Ruth Hall says the panel faces an exciting challenge to see how government can fix the land reform process.

[LISTEN] Opinion: 'Thuma Mina dares not fail'

[LISTEN] Opinion: 'Thuma Mina dares not fail'

Breakfast Show host Bongani Bingwa says skeptics are right to question whether Ramaphosa will succeed in his mandate as president.