Information reaching our desk confirms son the President, Duduzane Zuma was last night arrested by the police. Reasons for his arrest has not been confirmed yet but our sources believes its connected to corruption charges.
Zuma’s son, a Director of Mabengala Investments, is a business partner of the Gupta family. His company has a 28.5 percent interest in the Gupta-owned Tegela coal mining company.
Eskom has been accused of quietly awarding a contract worth more than R564 million to Tegeta. Tegeta took over Optimum Coal in January which was losing R3 million a day because of a lossmaking contract to supply coal for the Hendrina power station.
The Democratic Alliance says it will lay corruption charges against President Jacob Zuma following the release of former Public Protector Thuli Madonsela’s State of Capture report. It’s also pushing for Zuma’s removal from office.
The opposition party has brought a motion of no confidence in Zuma which will be debated in Parliament next Thursday.
Stay tuned for more updates.