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Who’s the Bosasa? Separation of trial likely in Agrizzi, Smith graft case

Former Bosasa COO Angelo Agrizzi’s failing health may force court to try him separately from co-accused Vincent Smith

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Former Bosasa chief operations officer Angelo Agrizzi only made a single court appearance for his corruption case at the Johannesburg Specialised Commercial Crimes Court — carrying a portable oxygen pump due to ill health — in October last year when the court denied him bail.

When the case resumes on Wednesday, there is a possibility that the court might hear an application for the separation of his trial and that of his co-accused, former parliamentarian Vincent Smith.

The charge of corruption the men face is related to gratifications Agrizzi allegedly gave to Smith, in the form of security upgrades to his home and cash transferred into his personal bank account via a Euroblitz bank account...

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