Was power outage at Jacques Pauw's book launch an act of sabotage?

Exclusive Books CEO Benjamin Trisk has confirmed that management at Hyde Park Corner will be investigating the circumstances surrounding a power outage during the launch of the book The President’s Keepers on Wednesday night.

Questions have been raised about the power cut with some people speculating it was a deliberate attempt to sabotage the event.

Investigative journalist Jacques Pauw’s book has sparked both controversy and outrage from government agencies, including State Security which has threatened legal action.

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Trisk says they are unable to say what may have caused the outage.

I have spoken to centre management this morning, they say they are investigating, they don't want to call it sabotage or whether it was a city power issue they had, that will all come out during the course of today I hope because they have experts coming to look at the generators.

Benjamin Trisk, Exclusive Books CEO

I know what I would love to say but I am not going to , I am going to wait for the investigation and I have got our won security people looking at certain aspects of the black out.

Benjamin Trisk, Exclusive Books CEO

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