Party's over as Gupta associate Iqbal Sharma swaps posh home for bare prison cell

Assets frozen as Gupta associate charged with fraud, money laundering

06 June 2021 - 00:01 By iavan pijoos

Three weeks ago, high-flying businessman Iqbal Sharma was dancing a seductive tango with his wife, Tarina, at her lavish birthday party in their Sandton home.

This weekend, the key Gupta associate is behind bars in a chilly cell in Bloemfontein's Bainsvlei police station, waiting for his bail application tomorrow. In the Bloemfontein regional court this week, Sharma, 54, was charged with fraud and money laundering...

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