Estina dairy project suspects granted bail, Ajay Gupta 'a fugitive from justice'

Parliament -15 February 2018 - The Hawks have now gone public to name Ajay Gupta as another suspect in the state capture prosecutions. The Hawks believe he is on the run. eNCA’s Karyn Maughan has the details. Video: eNCA

JOHANNESBURG – The accused in the Estina dairy project, except for sole Estina director Vasram, have been granted bail of either R10,000 to R200,000 depending on their means.

Seven people appeared in the Bloemfontein regional court on Thursday.

In the latest development in the saga, the Hawks have confirmed that Ajay Gupta is “a fugitive from justice” and appeal to him to “turn yourself in”






They face charges linked to the R220-million Estina Dairy project scandal.

READ: Hawks arrest three people in connection with Vrede farm scandal

The case has been postponed to 17 August.

The Estina project allegedly saw hundreds of millions of rand meant for poor black farmers, being redirected to Gupta family and business bank accounts.



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