- Angelo Agrizzi has denied allegations that he had a hand in the death of his former boss Gavin Watson
- This comes after Watson's nephew claimed that Agrizzi was the only one who stood to benefit from his demise
- The family insists that the BOSASA CEO died under suspicious circumstances and placed the blame at the whistleblower's feet
News24 reports that Agrizzi had lashed out at the Sowetan which had published an article on Jared Watson, Gavin's nephew, claiming he was the only one who would gain anything from the CEO's death.
The former COO at the now-infamous BOSASA now wants the story retracted and an apology issued after being targeted by the 'highly speculative and defamatory' comments made by Jared:
“The allegations made in the offending content are vague and lack any specificity whatsoever. There is no way our client can be expected to provide sufficient evidence in rebuttal of these allegations.”
In his interview with the media house Jared Watson had spoken about his uncle's death saying:
“The reality is that even the movement of the phone is suspicious. It was traced to Germiston, during the day, where Argizzi and his brother have a business…and then later at 8pm it was traced to Bryanston Drive after which it could no longer be traced, which is on the way to Agrizzi’s home in Fourways."
Briefly.co.za reported that Watson had died on his way to the airport, R70 in his pocket, with no luggage and his cellphone missing from the scene.
A private forensic report had allegedly noted that the CEO had died before impact, further fueling speculation that his death was more complex than a simple car accident.
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