'Curry, curry, curry' didn't finish me, I stood firm – Mbalula

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- citizen.co.za | 3 months ago

African National Congress (ANC) head of campaigns Fikile Mbalula yesterday described his visit at the Guptas’ Saxonwold compound where he was served “lots of curry”, saying that he stood his ground and would not be manipulated by the controversial family.

Mbalula said the Guptas targeted him after he raised concerns about the Guptas and their far-reaching influence during an ANC national executive committee (NEC) meeting in August 2011. He testified that he had three encounters with Ajay Gupta when he was sports minister — first at their Sahara Computers offices in Midrand, at the Saxonwold compound and at the Wanderers cricket stadium.

“He offered me some curry there [at Saxonwold] before we could talk.

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