Nulane fraud trial heats up

BLOEMFONTEIN – A key state witness has conceded that he was wrong for stating that the Gupta family were co-signatories on the bank account of their Islandsite Investment company.

It was in this account of a company owned by the Guptas that evidence before court shows R522-million flowed between November 2011 and July 2012.

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But a senior financial investigator from the Investigating Directorate concedes he has no evidence to back his assertion that the the Guptas were co-signatories in the bank account of their Islandsite Investment company that’s on trial for fraud and money-laundering in the Free State High court.

The trial continues on Thursday, with state witness Thesele Rankuoatsoane back on the witness stand for further cross-examination.

* eNCA’s Moloko Moloto reports.

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