The SA Communist Occasion (SACP) says media questions directed at its traditional secretary, Blade Nzimande, are an are attempting to intimidate the get collectively from testifying at the express get inquiry.
A media dwelling despatched the SACP questions this week referring to an investigation into allegations that Nzimande had been to the Gupta compound just a few cases.
Nzimande used to be requested about his links to the Gupta family and whether he would apply within the footsteps of vulnerable finance minister Nhlanhla Nene, who tendered his resignation after testifying at the inquiry.
In response, the SACP issued an announcement by which it and Nzimande denounced the “fallacious allegations” within the strongest terms.
On Sunday, it announced that it could perchance perchance presumably intention the express get inquiry to testify.
“The SACP reiterates the utter made by its traditional secretary, that there isn’t any amount of intimidation – at the side of persevered smear campaigns – that will live the get collectively from going ahead to the payment of inquiry into express get to testify.”
Responding to claims that the Gupta’s had been SACP participants, it stated: “Had they ever tried to put collectively for SACP membership, the get collectively would bear rejected their utility with contempt.”
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