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#StateCaptureInquiry resumes today. Vytjie Mentor is expected to continue her testimony. The commission will also deal with applications to cross-examine. lawyers for implicated people, which include former president Jacob and the Guptas want to be granted access to cross-examine
Commission chairperson deputy chief justice Raymond Zondo now dealing will the applications to cross-examine. Says he want to comment on all of them #StateCaptureInquiry
Zondo says he will not decide whether he allows Ms. Laleka Kaunda application to cross-examine. Says it is possible that before Vytjie Mentor finishes testimony she might change her mind on whether Kaunda called her. #StateCaptureInquiry
Zondo now dealing with Hawks Major General Zinhle Mnonopi's application, she wants to cross-examine Mcebisi Jonas who accused her of forcing him to sign a pre-written statement. #StateCaptureInquiry
Zondo he is uncomfortable in ruling on Mnonopi's application to cross-examine if the other person who was in the room when she allegedly tried to force Jonas to sign a false statement is not traced. #StateCaptureInquiry
Zondo says Kaunda, Mtolo and Mnonopi applications to cross-examine will remain deferred. Fana Hlongwane also made an application but Zondo still needs to study it. #StateCaptureInquiry
Mentor continues with her testimony now. She says as soon as she declined Ajay Gupta's offer of a ministerial post former president Jacob Zuma walked into the room. She was shocked when Zuma walked in. #StateCaptureInquiry
Mentor said she told Zuma that Ajay had offered him a ministerial post and told her that then minister of public enterprises Barbara Hogan would be fired. She says Zuma tried to calm him down.... and he did not react to her statements. #StateCaptureInquiry
Mentor says Zuma told her that she must take of herself when she left the Gupta compound. #StateCaptureInquiry
Mentor tells the commission that after she was offered the position and declined, the cabinet reshuffle happened and Malusi Gigaba was appointed as the new minister of public enterprises. The SAA route was changed as the Guptas wanted. #StateCaptureInquiry
Mentor now being questioned by Advocate Sello on former president Jacob Zuma's advisor's statement. #StateCaptureInquiry
Mentor is told that Lakela Kaunda (former advisor to Zuma) has denied calling her or speaking to her in 2010. Mentor says she is sure it was Kaunda who called her back then telling her about a meeting with Zuma.
Back from lunch break. Advocate Pretorius announces that the former head of government communications (GCIS) Themba Maseko will give evidence at the #StateCaptureInquiry on Wednesday.
#VytjieMentor is continuing her testimony. She is talking about a portfolio committee meeting. #StateCaptureInquiry
Mentor tells Zondo that she reported to then ANC SG Gwede Mantashe and his deputy Jessie Duarte that she was offered a ministerial position by Ajay Gupta. #StateCaptureInquiry
Mentor talks about the Gupta wedding and how the family used the Waterkloof airport base to land their guests. She said she was concerned about the landing and that it was the same family that tried to offer her a ministerial post. #StateCaptureInquiry
Mentor said she posted on her Facebook page in 2013 about the powers the Gupta family has and their association with the former president Jacob Zuma. She cannot remember whether she made the claim of the offer by Ajay. #StateCaptureInquiry
Mentor said on 14 March 2016 she posted on Facebook that she was made an offer to become a minister of public enterprise by the Guptas if she dropped the SAA route to India. #StateCaptureInquiry
Former president Jacob Zuma denies that he knows Mentor, but she insists that Zuma knows her and sat next to her at ANC caucus meetings in Parliament many times. #StateCaptureInquiry
Mentor said she went to a police station in May 2016 in Durbanville to lay charges. She told a commander that she wanted to lay a charges against high powered people. She requested that she needs to do a statement at home not at the police station. #StateCaptureInquiry
Mentor says it took the whole day for the police officers to take her statement (they had breakfast, lunch, and dinner) and at about 9pm she was done with her police statement. #StateCaptureInquiry
Mentor is crying and tells Zondo that two nights ago when she went to sleep she discovered that the lock and handle of the hotel room she is staying are not working. #StateCaptureInquiry
Mentor is still crying and said she notified the hotel that lock was not working when she later tried to access the room she realised that her door lock was not working... her room was not locked. #StateCaptureInquiry
Mentor says she is concerned about her safety to return to her hotel. #StateCaptureInquiry
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