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The State has affirmed that Gupta Inc's Madam Fix-it Ronica Ragavan is the furthest down the line individual to be arraigned regarding a R24.9-million criminal case in the Free State

The Investigating Directorate of the National Prosecuting Authority says Ragavan, one of two heads of the Gupta-claimed Islandsite Investments 180, was planned to show up in the Bloemfontein Regional Court on Tuesday morning. Ragavan was not in participation because of clinical reasons and a warrant for her capture was given yet remained by the court. 

She is relied upon to join the remainder of the denounced for this situation (the people who are in South Africa) when the case gets back to court on 8 October 2021. 

The other charged are previous Gupta partner Iqbal Sharma, his brother by marriage Dinesh Patel and three previous Free State government representatives – Peter Thabethe, Limakatso Moorosi and Seipati Dhlamini. 

The criminal case exudes from a 2011 due tirelessness directed for an undertaking for the Free State division of rustic turn of events and horticulture. 

The State's case is that the cash from this arrangement was directed to the Gupta-claimed Islandsite and that the greater part of the cash (R19-million) was moved to a Dubai organization supposedly connected with the Gupta undertaking. 

Four individuals from the Gupta family, the investors of Islandsite, Atul and sibling Rajesh, alongside their spouses Chetali and Arti, are needed regarding the situation. South Africa's solicitation for Interpol Red Notices for them stays forthcoming. 

Red Notices for two senior individuals from the Gupta undertaking, Ravi Nath and Jagdish Parekh, and two other charged have as of now been gotten however it's possible they should be removed to South Africa before their arraignment can start. 

Between them the blamed face a reach for charges including infringement of the Public Finance Management Act, extortion and tax evasion. 

See this article on Ragavan's oath to the Free State High Court, submitted as a component of the Gupta family's endeavors to stop a draft restriction request from being made last. Ragavan said it was her, and a portion of her previous partners, and not the outlaw Gupta sibling who controlled an Absa ledger that is at the focal point of the multimillion-rand criminal examination.

Gupta lieutenant Ronica Ragavan joins list of accused in Free State fraud case, Investigating Directorate confirms (

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Dinesh Patel Free State Guptas Iqbal Sharma Limakatso Moorosi


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