South African Graft Inquiry to Summon Zuma’s Son, Guptas

South African lawmakers said they will summon the Gupta family and the son of former President Jacob Zuma to appear before an inquiry that is investigating the mismanagement of public funds at state-owned enterprises.

The former chairwoman of South African Airways, Dudu Myeni, will also be subpoenaed after failing to heed two invitations to give testimony at the hearings in Cape Town, parliament said in an emailed statement on Tuesday.

The portfolio committee on public accounts is probing so-called state capture, or allegations that Zuma has allowed the Gupta family to secure state contracts and influence cabinet appointments. They all deny wrongdoing.

The “issuing of summons is the last resort that the committee had to undertake as invitations…

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