EXCLUSIVE: Ajay Gupta denies being a fugitive

Ajay Gupta.

Ajay Gupta.


JOHANNESBURG - Ajay Gupta says the media needs to explain what criminal charges he faces.

He denied being a fugitive in South African and further denied claims that Indian authorities were investigating his family.

The controversial businessman is wanted by the Hawks for his alleged involvement in corruption.

He denied all allegations levelled against him.

READ: Hawks working to bring Guptas back to SA

On Monday, it was confirmed that Ajay was in Saharanpur in northern India.

In April, The Asset Forfeiture Unit (AFU), South African Revenue Service (Sars) and the South African Police Service (Saps) raided the Gupta compound in Saxonwold.

Authorities said more Gupta assets would be targetted

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Ajay claims his family conducts business "on merit". 

You can watch the video of Ajay Gupta in the multimedia box above. 


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