Will the Guptas finally face the music? SA and UAE ratify extradition treaty

Will the Guptas finally face the music? SA and UAE ratify extradition treaty

The controversial Gupta family would no longer be able to hide in Dubai after the National Assembly signed off on an extradition treaty on Thursday.

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South Africa and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has ratified two important treaties, one of which is an extradition agreement.

This means the Guptas could finally have their day in court. Many believed Zuma's alliances fled the country to Dubai, to hide from any legal action in SA.

Since fleeing the country, opposition parties have placed a lot of pressure on the government to solidify the extradition treaty with UAE, which has been in the works since 2010.

The treaty means the Gupta family could be extradited to South Africa, where they would face several charges, including corruption.

Eyewitness News reported the Hawks revealed to parliament that they have already discussed their probe into the Gupta family with UAE.

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Will the Guptas finally face the music? SA and UAE ratify extradition treaty

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Briefly.co.za learned the two key treaties were concluded in UAE in September, but it was solidified on Thursday after the National Assembly signed off on it.

The EFF's Ntombovuyo Mente welcomed the treaties and added the UAE government should now act swiftly to take "those criminals" into custody so that they could be returned to SA to face their crimes.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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