Gigaba re-enters legal battle with Oppenheimer aviation company
Karl Gernetzky | 2017-05-18 08:43:50.0
Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba. File photo
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Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba has re-entered a legal battle between the Department of Home Affairs and Oppenheimer aviation company Fireblade over a rejected application for customs and immigration services at its OR Tambo terminal.
Fireblade is seeking to review a decision by then home affairs minister Gigaba in November‚ denying customs and immigration services at its “seven-star” terminal at OR Tambo — a decision the company maintained was taken after pressure was exerted by the Gupta family.
Fireblade wants on-site immigration and customs services at its terminal.
It blames the Gupta family for several “flip flops” in support from both Denel‚ which is the lessor‚ and the department.
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