- Norma Mngoma claims that Malusi Gigaba used to enjoy the financial support of the Gupta family on a regular basis
- The estranged ex-wife of the former Minister recently gave an unfiltered interview on Gigaba's alleged shenanigans
- Gigaba, however, has refused to comment on Mngoma's expose despite the spotlight zoning in on him
Former minister Malusi Gigaba allegedly used to leave the Gupta's Saxonwold stronghold with bags full of cash.
His ex-wife, Norma Mngoma, has apparently decided to blow the lid on their relationship after agreeing to an exclusive interview with eNCA.
Mngoma detailed how her estranged husband would return from the Guptas with 'a lot' of money, explaining that she often didn't understand what Gigaba would do in exchange for the funds.
She claims the ex-minister would say that he had done 'favours' for them, but that it had been 'a lot of cash, all the time'.
Gigaba would then allegedly use the money to fund his lifestyle, with Mngoma continuing to explain that:
“He used to use that money for different things like for his lifestyle, to build his home and also give it to his sister ... Even our wedding and honeymoon. So they were always there to help financially, all the time."
Gigaba had addressed the hype leading up to the interview only to say that he would not be commenting on the situation:
"To whom it may concern, please note that I shall not be commenting on any aspect of the Moja Love TV audition which will be airing on eNCA at 18h00 tonight. My energy is exclusively reserved for my fight with the askaris who are the de facto puppet masters. Long live the ANC."
Mngoma had admitted that she had not been there when this alleged cash was handed over, witnessing how he used to place the money in a safe at their home.
She also revealed that they would visit the Guptas with the infamous family occasionally visiting Gigaba's home
"But we used to go there a lot, especially when he was at DPE [the department of public enterprises], lesser at home affairs, but at DPE it was a lot."
Mngoma claimed that the ex-minister had been 'working' on these visits, despite earlier denials when probed on the matter in Parliament.
Earlier, Briefly.co.za had reported that Norma had been arrested under controversial circumstances in July.
Norma had faced charges for alleged domestic violence, assault, malicious damage to property and even crimen injuria.
The charges had been laid against her by Gigabe after she had damaged a Mercedes-Benz G-Wagon which was on loan to the ANC politician.
The arrest itself had been a bone of contention with the Hawks themselves getting involved in the domestic dispute.
The law enforcement group had claimed that Norma had been involved in a 'conspiracy to murder' the former minister. Norma and her legal team had rejected this allegation.
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