Zuma's Friends the Guptas Face Probe by South African Police

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  • Special `Hawks' unit to probe corruption allegations
  • Police unit confirms that investigation is under way

Jacob Zuma on the right.

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A special South African police unit known as the Hawks said it’s investigating corruption allegations against members the Gupta family, who’re friends of President Jacob Zuma and are in business with his son, following a formal request by the opposition Democratic Alliance party.

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