South Africa: Duduzane Zuma On Rajesh 'Tony' Gupta - 'That's My Guy'

Top: Journalists and officials at the Zondo Commission of Inquiry. Bottom-left: Hawks unit vehicles. Bottom-right: Duduzane Zuma.
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Duduzane Zuma described his very close friendship with Rajesh 'Tony' Gupta, the youngest of the three infamous Gupta brothers. He said they would meet on a daily basis. 'Mr Tony Gupta is a business partner of mine and he is also a very dear and close friend,' said the younger Zuma at the State Capture Commission on Monday, 7 October 2019.

Duduzane Zuma has rubbished evidence heard at the Commission of Inquiry Into Allegations of State Capture, Corruption and Fraud which implicates him in any wrongdoing.

The businessman described his cosy relationship with Rajesh 'Tony' Gupta. "He's my guy," declared Zuma. Rajesh 'Tony' Gupta is the youngest of the three infamous Gupta brothers. Eldest brother Atul and middle brother Ajay are, generally speaking, the more well-recognised of the siblings.

During his cool, calm and collected evidence at the State Capture Commission on Monday, 7 October 2019, Zuma repeatedly said of Rajesh 'Tony' Gupta, "That's my guy." For some, the remark might recall a repeated motif in the 1964 Motown hit My Guy by Mary Wells.

In it she croons:

"Nothing you could say could tear me away from my guy. Nothing you could do 'cause I'm stuck like glue to...

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