UPDATE: Gupta plane case fails to take off

If a Canadian bank has its way, the Guptas could lose their private jet today. The bank has applied to ground the plane over concerns that Ajay Gupta may use it to flee from justice. The case will be heard at the South Gauteng High Court on Tuesday. Video: eNCA
File: Export Development Canada is reportedly concerned that Ajay Gupta may use the jet to flee from justice or other unlawful conduct. Photo: AFP / Mark Ralston

• Editor's note: This article is updated each time new information becomes available.

JOHANNESBURG - The embattled Gupta family could lose their private jet.

That’s if a Canadian state-owned bank has its way.

The case was set down to be heard at the South Gauteng High Court on Tuesday morning.

It has now been postponed to Friday.

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Export Development Canada has applied to ground the plane.

The bank is also reportedly concerned that Ajay Gupta may use the jet to flee from justice or other unlawful conduct.

The Gupta family bought the jet with a loan from the Canadian bank.

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