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'South African police issue arrest warrant against Ajay Gupta'

Press Trust of India  |  Johannesburg 

South have obtained an arrest warrant for absconding Ajay Gupta, the India-born of scandal-hit former Jacob Zuma, said today.

The Hawks - the police's elite high-priority crimes unit - yesterday arrested three people as they raided the posh home of India-born Guptas, a controversial business family linked to Zuma, who resigned today.

Ajay the patriarch of the embattled family is "on the run" and surrounded by a team of heavily armed bodyguards, Times Live reported.

Hawks officials confirmed that Ajay was a fugitive from the law and that they had obtained a warrant for his arrest, the report said.

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First Published: Thu, February 15 2018. 20:25 IST