NPA’s Hermione Cronje launches a double strike on Gupta Inc’s dirty Optimum Coal deal

A major battle looms as the NPA goes to court to preserve Optimum Coal Mine and Optimum Coal Terminal, the Guptas’ most prized package of assets in South Africa. It also seeks to block a debt-to-equity takeover by Daniel McGowan, one of the family’s former business associates, who is now on the verge of snapping it up for a symbolic R1.