UPDATE: Atul Gupta to get money back


FILE image. Billionaire publisher Atul Gupta outside the Randburg Magistrate's court in Johannesburg on 27 September 2010. Gupta was charged with obstruction of justice and arrested on 25 September 2010, but the case was dropped due to lack of evidence.

• Editor&39;s note: This is a developing story. We will bring you updates as more information becomes available.

BLOEMFONTEIN - Atul Gupta&39;s bid to unfreeze R10-million in his personal bank account has been granted.

Judge Fouche Jordaan ruled that the money in Gupta&39;s accounts must be unfrozen. 

The controversial Gupta family allegedly looted over R200-million from the Estina Dairy Project.

The NPA has told the court that Gupta received a R10-million share.

READ: Atul Gupta challenges freezing of R10m

It says the money was syphoned off through an elaborate money-laundering network, with the help of the Bank of Baroda.

Gupta&39;s lawyers argue that the amount he allegedly stole isn’t the only funds in the account.