'South African police issue arrest warrant against Ajay Gupta'
South African police have obtained an arrest warrant for absconding Ajay Gupta, the India-born close aide of scandal-hit former president Jacob Zuma, media reports said today.
The Hawks - the police's elite high-priority crimes unit - yesterday arrested three people as they raided the posh home of India-born Guptas, a controversial business family linked to Zuma, who resigned today.
Ajay, the patriarch of the embattled Gupta family, is "on the run" and surrounded by a team of heavily armed bodyguards, Times Live reported.
Hawks officials confirmed that Ajay was a fugitive from the law and that they had obtained a warrant for his arrest, the report said.
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