Gupta-family associate and businessperson Iqbal Sharma was denied bail by the Bloemfontein magistrate’s court on Tuesday. Sharma appeared in court in connection with the failed R288m Estina dairy project in the Free State.

He was arrested with Peter Thabethe and Dr Limakatso Moorosi, who are former heads of the department of agriculture in the Free State, and Seipati Dhlamini, who was the department’s financial officer...

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