Gupta brothers are still South African citizens, says Aaron Motsoaledi

Published: 14/Avr/2023
Source: TimesLIVE (Johannesburg)

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Kgaugelo Masweneng Reporter

The Gupta brothers, Atul and Rajesh, are still using South African passports and are still citizens, says home affairs minister Aaron Motsoaledi.

The minister revealed this during a news briefing on Friday.

“The Guptas are using South African passports, I just can’t tell when, because when you are a South African passport [holder] away from us, we won’t know. Our movement control system doesn’t show if you crossed into China and all that, it doesn’t show.

“They have these passports, they’ve got citizenship of South Africa which was eventually determined through parliament that they got it irregularly. There was an official from home affairs who was punished. By the time parliament arrived at that determination, the official had already left home affairs for another department.

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Themes: Naturalisation et le mariage, Perte et déchéance de la nationalité
Regions: Afrique du Sud
Year: 2023