Ex-ANN7 editor, Rajesh Sundaram, to testify at state capture inquiry

Ex-ANN7 editor, Rajesh Sundaram, to testify at state capture inquiry

Rajesh Sundaram, the former editor of TV news channel ANN7, will be testifying at the state capture inquiry when it resumes on Monday, 3 June. Sundaram is also the author of 'Indentured - Behind the Scenes at Gupta TV'.

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The author of the tell-all book Indentured - Behind the Scenes at Gupta TV, Rajesh Sundaram, is also the former editor at the family's ANN7 news channel.

Sundaram said in 2-18 that he has information about the Gupta family and their dealings with former president Jacob Zuma.

The Citizen reported Sundaram claimed Jacob Zuma helped the Guptas secure two deals back in 2013. He was hired by the Guptas to help set up ANN7, as reported on by Briefly.co.za.

Now, News24 reports that Sundaram is set to testify at the Commission of Inquiry into State Capture when it continues on Monday, 3 June.

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Sundaram has apparently travelled to South Africa to testify and is expected to provide evidence over two days.

He claims to have a lot of information about the Gupta's and their dealings, and if he can prove them, it will add more to the case building against the notorious family via the state capture inquiry.

According to the report, Reverend Mbuyiselo Stemela, Commission spokesperson, stated that the commission's legal team is in the process of identifying and consulting with more witnesses who will also testify in the coming month.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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