#VytjieMentor ‘offered ministerial post if she stopped SAA India route’

Aug 27th, 2018 Lubabalo Poswa 840 Views

JOHANNESBURG: Former ANC MP Vytjie Mentor testified at the commission of inquiry into the state capture, In 2016, Mentor claimed on Facebook that the Gupta family had offered her a post as public enterprises minister.

She Mentor said Ajay Gupta offered her a ministerial position if she helped abolish the South African Airways (SAA) route from Johannesburg to India. 

She was giving testimony at the state capture inquiry on Monday. 

The commission of inquiry into state capture is investigating allegations of corruption largely centred around the infamous Gupta family and former president Jacob Zuma.  
It has been alleged that the Gupta family used its relationship with Zuma to score business deals with state-owned enterprises. Billions were allegedly paid out to the family in suspicious business deals involving government officials. Video:Lubabalo Poswa/African News Agency/ANA