Guptas willing to testify at Zondo Commission but on their own terms - report

Deputy Chief Raymond Zondo has granted Fana Hlongwane, former President Jacob Zuma's most trusted adviser Lakela Kaunda and Hawks advocate Mandla Mtolo permission to cross examine Vytjie Mentor and Mcebisi Jonas.

The state capture inquiry has heard applications from those implicated in alleged corruption to cross-examine witnesses.

The legal teams for the Guptas also want a chance to question witnesses on condition.

Eyewitness News reporter Bonga Dlulane has more on the story.

The problem is that they [Gupta brothers] do not want to come back to the country. They have made a list of demands wanting a separate location that is not South Africa or a video link. They say they do not trust the Hawks because they might get arrested and that the NPA is useless.

Bonga Dlulane,EWN Reporter

The legal team of the state capture says however, these people want the benefits of the justice system by testifying at this commission but do not want to be subjected to the same processes as everyone else. They basically saying we don't advise this...

Bonga Dlulane,EWN Reporter

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