Gupta accused to apply for bail

Five people arrested following raids on Gupta properties are appearing in the Bloemfontein Magistrate’s Court
Picture: Graeme Hosken

Indications are that suspects in the R220-million Estina Dairy Farm corruption case will apply for bail on Thursday.

The suspects are accused of defrauding the Free State agricultural department of money meant for indigent farmers in Vrede in the Free State.

The accused were arrested in Hawks raids on the Gupta compound in Saxonwold‚ Johannesburg‚ and their businesses in Gauteng. Raids were also carried out in Bedfordview‚ Houghton as well as in Bloemfontein.

According to sources‚ the accused are expected to apply for bail of R250‚000 each. The proceedings are set to begin soon.

– TimesLIVE

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