- Former Bosasa boss Angelo Agrizzi is being watched by nine armed guards in the ICU after suffering a heart attack
- Agrizzi has his leg confined to the hospital bed with a leg cuff despite being connected to drips and a ventilator down his throat
- According to his lawyer, they will now argue that he has been receiving inhumane treatment whilst being in the hospital
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Former Bosasa chief operating officer Angelo Agrizzi suffered from a heart attack earlier this week and has nine armed guards watching over him as he recovers in the ICU. Agrizzi's lawyer, Daniel Witz said yesterday that Agrizzi has been confined to his bed by a leg cuff even though he has been hooked up to a ventilator.
Agrizzi is also connected to a drip and currently undergoing dialysis.
Witz said: "There’s about nine armed guards, including three stationed physically in his intensive care room, for whatever reason, we’re not certain why."
Witz added that he's not really sure where the authorities think Agrizzi is going to go because he is connected to a ventilator, drips, and is in poor health. His bail appeal hearing is set for Monday at the Johannesburg High Court.
Witz said that they would now argue that Agrizzi has been receiving inhumane treatment as a person who has been fighting for his life. At this his first bail hearing last week, he was in a frail state and was connected to a small oxygen tank.
Correctional Services spokesperson Singabakho Nxumalo revealed that the information regarding Agrizzi's situation in the hospital was a breach of security protocols.
“When remand detainees are then transferred to outside healthcare facilities they remain inmates and they remain remand detainees hence then we still have to look after them.”
In other news, Briefly.co.za previously reported that Helen Zille said a racial war would destroy the country leaving nothing. DA federal chairperson Helen Zille says that a war based on race in South Africa would only destroy the country and leave us with nothing.
During an interview with Jacaranda FM, Zille spoke about the murder of the 21-year-old farm manager Brendin Horner in Senekal, Free State. Zille spoke about how South Africans mostly want to work with each other instead of going to war against each other.
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