The Bloemfontein Magistrates’ Court in South Africa is expected to hear the bail application of former Transnet Board member and Gupta family associate, Iqbal Sharma, and former Free State, Agriculture and Rural Development head, Peter Thabethe, today. This after the two appeared briefly in court following their arrest last week. National Prosecuting Authority pokesperson, Sindisiwe Seboka, says Sharma and Thabethe are amongst 15 accused who face charges relating to defrauding the Free State Department of Agriculture.