Five people, including former Bosasa boss Angelo Agrizzi, appeared in court on Wednesday on charges of corruption, money laundering and fraud.
JOHANNESBURG - The Hawks say more arrests are expected after former Bosasa boss Angelo Agrizzi and four others appeared in the Specialised Commercial Crimes Court in Pretoria on Wednesday.
Former Bosasa Chief Operations Officer, Angelo Agrizzi looks on before giving testimony at the Judicial Commission of Inquiry probing state capture in Johannesburg, South Africa, January 28, 2019.
The former Correctional Services and Bosasa officials, arrested in relation to charges of corruption, money laundering and fraud, have appeared in the Pretoria Specialised Commercial Crimes Court.
Nearly a decade after the Special Investigating Unit (SIU) first found evidence of a corrupt and improper relationship between Bosasa and correctional services officials, three men have been arrested.
Angelo Agrizzi and four others appeared in the Specialised Commercial Crimes Court in Pretoria in connection with tender irregularities at Correctional Services.
Mti's appearance will follow that of former Bosasa officials Angelo Agrizzi and Andries van Tonder and former correctional services CFO Patrick Gillingham.
Patrick Gillingham, former chief financial officer at the correctional services department, appeared in court alongside Angelo Agrizzi, who worked for the Bosasa contracting company and recently gave damning testimony to an inquiry into fraud.
Ex-Bosasa boss turned whistleblower Angelo Agrizzi is not going to let his arrest this week stop him from continuing his testimony before the state capture commission of inquiry.
Those charged include; Gillingham, van Tonder, African Global Operations (Bosasa) and its subsidiaries Sondolo IT and Phezulu Fencing.
The Hawks arrested seven people in connection with the alleged illegal awarding of tenders worth millions of rands by the department of correctional services.
Political parties widely welcomed the arrests of five men, including COO Angelo Agrizzi, linked to corruption at the company and the of Correctional Services.
Five suspects, including South Africa's former chief financial officer for prisons, were arrested on Wednesday in the latest move against alleged government corruption under former president Jacob Zuma.
The Hawks on Wednesday arrested six suspects on allegations of corruption, money laundering and fraud relating to Bosasa.
Hawks’ spokesperson, Brigadier Hangwani Mulaudzi, revealed, on Wednesday that the Directorate for Priority Investigations (DPI) has arrested seven suspects, aged between 50 and 78 years, in connection with allegations of corruption, fraud and mone...
Hawks spokesperson Hangwani Mulaudzi says those arrested allegedly received and accepted gifts in the form of cash.
Johannesburg - Hawks national head Lieutenant General Godfrey Lebeya has welcomed the arrest of seven people on allegations of corruption, money laundering and fraud involving the prisons department and Bosasa.
Former Bosasa COO Angelo Agrizzi and former correctional services commissioner Linda Mti are among those arrested by the Hawks on allegations of corruption related to the facilities management company.
After almost six months of testimony and introspection, it was Bosasa and Angelo Agrizzi – rather than the Gupta criminal empire – who have felt the full wrath of South African law.
Mti appeared in the Specialised Commercial Crimes Court in Pretoria on Thursday for corruption after he handed himself over to police.
Johannesburg - Former prisons boss Linda Mti has officially handed himself over to the Pretoria Central Police Station.