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Court seeks inquiry into Angelo Agrizzi’s medical condition

The corruption case of former Bosasa COO Angelo Agrizzi has been postponed until 2 November for an inquiry into his medical condition, reports TimesLIVE. Agrizzi fell ill when he first appeared in court in October last year.

Advocate Mannie Witz told the Specialised Commercial Crime Court (Johannesburg) on Tuesday that Agrizzi's medical condition was still a matter of concern. He said since Agrizzi had been released from hospital, he had been reliant on a permanent oxygen supply. Witz said the defence team had informed the state about Agrizzi's condition during a Zoom meeting in the presence of his doctor.

After the briefing the state requested the doctor to put “something in writing”. “The state now wants, notwithstanding they have a full medical report, to subpoena the doctor. They want an inquiry to hear what the doctor has to say,” said Witz.

Agrizzi was charged with former parliamentarian Vincent Smith for corruption, but their trials were separated in August due to Agrizzi's continued ill health.


TimesLIVE article – Inquiry to be held into Angelo Agrizzi's medical condition in November (Open access)


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