WATCH: Close friend says Guptas will return to India


Ajay and Atul Gupta, Duduzane Zuma and Jagdish Parekh (standing) speak to the City Press from the New Age Newspaper's offices in Midrand, Johannesburg on 4 March 2011.

SAHARANPUR, India - A close friend of the Gupta family says the brothers don&39;t believe they have done anything wrong.

Javed Sabrim is in regular contact with Ajay Gupta and says he last spoke to him a week ago.

He says Gupta was in Dubai at the time. 

Sabrim says many in the village where the Guptas hail from are shocked by allegations against them.

He says when the family is in Saharanpur, they spend most of their time at the temple.

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Ajay also spoke to Sabrim about the mounting allegations of state capture, saying he never received favours from government.

Meanwhile, summonses for the Guptas -- as well as Dudu Myeni and Duduzane Zuma -- have been issued.

They have all been told to appear before Parliament&39;s committee investigating state capture.

The Gupta family is also being investigated by Indian tax authorities.

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