Johannesburg - The Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse (Outa) on Tuesday confirmed it had made the first of a series of submissions to the commission of inquiry into state capture.
The first submission made to the commission, chaired by deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo, is on the embattled state-owned entity Denel.
Outa in a statement said in its submission, it shows how Denel moved from being a profitable company with an order book of more than R35 billion in 2015 to one that came "perilously close to handing over defence technology to the Guptas".
"Under minister Lynne Brown’s direction, the Denel board was replaced in 2015 with a board which planned the capture of the entity.
"She approved the appointment of a new chairperson – lawyer Lugisani Daniel Mantsha, who was once disbarred then reinstated and is now Zuma’s lawyer."