Search and seizure operation at Gupta compound

Media are waiting anxiously outside the Gupta compound in Saxonwold, Johannesburg to get details on what is understood to be a search and seizure operation.

Sars and the Assets Forfeiture Unit are conducting a raid.

Its believed the raid is over the Free State dairy farm Vrede where millions went missing.

Eyewitness News reporter Pelane Phakgadi was there.

Read: 100s of millions paid out after Vrede dairy farm scam was exposed - Sam Sole

Also read: Magashule responds to Gupta Vrede dairy questions at ANC NEC presser

The large media contingent is here. We are all waiting anxiously to find out if there is anything the Gupta lawyer is able to tell us as to what has been seized and if there is anything they can tell the media at this stage.

Pelane Phakgadi, EWN reporter

If there is any other corruption cases linked here, I think that will be a matter we will be able to have clarity on in a short while if anyone will be willing to all to us and shed some light on what is happening.

Pelane Phakgadi, EWN reporter

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