We are not seeing the persecution of whistleblowers, but rather the culmination of a prosecutorial process that started a decade ago and was delayed, allegedly, by bribes paid to top prosecutors and political interference.
~ News 24
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.
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.
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.
On Wednesday, Hawks’ spokesperson, Brigadier Hangwani Mulaudzi, revealed that former chief operations officer, Angelo Agrizzi, along with former correctional services boss, Linda Mit, were one of the six suspects that’ve been held on charges relat...
The Hawks arrested seven people in connection with the alleged illegal awarding of tenders worth millions of rands by the department of correctional services.
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.
Mti's appearance will follow that of former Bosasa officials Angelo Agrizzi and Andries van Tonder and former correctional services CFO Patrick Gillingham.
At the heart of the charges are the huge sums of money that changed hands in the irregular tenders awarded by the Department of Correctional Services (DCS) to Bosasa, now trading as African Global Operations (AGO).
"The establishment of the special tribunal will mean that the SIU has access to a dedicated court for the speedier resolution of civil cases initiated, based on evidence obtained during its investigations," said Pandor.
Cape Town - The Zondo Commission of Inquiry into State capture heard shocking revelations this week as numerous witnesses took to the stand.
Johannesburg - The state capture inquiry resumes on Tuesday morning with two witnesses set to testify on corruption related to facilities management company, Bosasa.
Political parties widely welcomed the arrests of five men, including COO Angelo Agrizzi, linked to corruption at the company and the of Correctional Services.
Johannesburg - Former prisons boss Linda Mti has officially handed himself over to the Pretoria Central Police Station.
Five people, including former Bosasa boss Angelo Agrizzi, appeared in court on Wednesday on charges of corruption, money laundering and fraud.
Kodwa deflected questions over the friendship on Saturday, which stands in stark contrast to comments he made to News24 in the capacity of acting national spokesperson for the ANC, that Bosasa "ran the country like an underworld, like a mafia".
Bloem, who chaired the committee between 2004 and 2009 before leaving the ANC to join Cope, approached the commission currently probing state capture with a request to give evidence regarding Bosasa and top officials at the correctional services d...
Watson's attorney of many years knows plenty of the goings-on behind closed doors at Bosasa and not only has an ethical duty, but as an officer of the court is also legally obliged to tell Zondo if he was ever compromised or requested to act illeg...
Mti appeared in the Specialised Commercial Crimes Court in Pretoria on Thursday for corruption after he handed himself over to police.
Hawks spokesperson Hangwani Mulaudzi says those arrested allegedly received and accepted gifts in the form of cash.