Gupta arrested after threatening cops

By Andy Rice 27 September 2010

Atul Kumar Gupta, the billionaire businessman who is also publisher of The New Age newspaper, was arrested on Saturday night. Gupta was stopped by police during a routine patrol, but refused to allow them to search him or his car, and started trying to throw his weight around. "[Gupta] boasted that he was well-connected to Cele, threatening the arresting officers that they would pay for their actions," The Sowetan quoted a source as saying. Gupta will appear in the Randburg magistrate's court on Monday, and faces charges of the obstruction of justice. Read more: SowetanLive



Fudging, obfuscation and misdirection hobble the route to the nitty-gritty of expropriation

By Marianne Merten

"Why would Kim Jong-un insult me by calling me 'old' when I would never call him 'short and fat?' Oh well I try so hard to be his friend - and maybe someday that will happen!" ~ Donald J Trump