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JOHANNESBURG – There are reports that the chief executive of a Gupta-owned mining company has allegedly been assassinated in a drive-by shooting.

Media reports say JIC Mining Services chief executive Jagannath Arora was ambushed while driving in Midrand on Saturday night.

The vehicle he was driving was sprayed with bullets just after 11pm.

Police are now searching for the gunmen.