Angelo Agrizzi taken to hospital after illness


Angelo Agrizzi is in hospital, where his condition is being monitored.

On Thursday, former Bosasa COO Angelo Agrizzi was driven to hospital, in less than 24 hours detainment in prison.

His attorney – Daniel Witz reported that the prison initially told him about Agrizzi’s health and his condition was being monitored.

I can confirm that he is being transferred to hospital. Unfortunately I don’t have further details at this point,” Witz said.

The information was also confirmed by the correctional services department.

The department of correctional services can confirm that remand detainee Angelo Agrizzi has been transferred to an external public hospital to receive further medical attention,” said spokesperson Singabakho Nxumalo.

All inmates are entitled health-care services in line with correctional provisions.”

His condition will continue to be monitored.”

On Wednesday, Agrizzi was denied bail at the Palm Ridge magistrate’s court, after the presiding officer was unable to tender offshore investments in his bail application.

Apparently, Agrizzi was faced with charges relating to corruption.

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