Mantsha has had a long and bumpy road to becoming former president Jacob Zuma's new lawyer.
The NPA has obtained a court order that allows it to look for R169-million stashed in Dubai, which it believes are the proceeds of crime.
Sources reportedly say the NPA wants to appeal Judge Phillip Loubser's judgment because of 'glaring errors of law'.
The NPA says Monday's ruling, which overturned a preservation order against the Guptas, is a blow to the fight against organised crime.
The mining industry is shedding jobs with the closure of shafts across several companies.
Ronica Ragavan is reportedly at the centre of the suspicious transfer of funds meant for Optimum to an unrelated third party company.
Justice Minister Michael Masutha said the agreement is not a broader extradition treaty, but is limited to the Gupta case.
But Pravin Gordhan says he is not off the hook for his role any alleged wrongdoing.
The Guptas have launched an attack on the NPA and the Hawks following the seizure of their assets.
Justin van Pletzen filmed a relaxed Ajay Gupta in Dubai earlier this month.