South African who filmed Ajay Gupta in Dubai reportedly arrested

Ajay Gupta is confronted by Justin van Pletzen

Around a week ago, Ajay Gupta was spotted in Dubai by a South African businessman. Knowing that Gupta was a fugitive from justice here in SA, he took out his phone and approached the billionaire. It seems that may have been a big mistake.

News24 now reports that the Department of International Relations and Cooperation (DIRCO) has been in contact with the local businessman, Justin van Pletzen’s mother.

His mother claims that he has been arrested in Dubai. Seemingly, the arrest was for filming without permission.

Dirco spokesperson Ndivuhwo Mabaya confirmed that the South African government has now reached out to confirm the arrest.

“The SA Embassy in Dubai was not aware of the arrest and has been requested to confirm this with…

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