Politics

Court denies Agliotti postponement

By Andy Rice 6 August 2010

Judge Frans Kgomo declined to give Glen Agliotti a postponement in trial of the former drug king-pin. Agliotti's defence earlier requested the postponement so they could approach the National Director of Public Prosecutions Menzi Simelane, to request for a drop in charges. Their request came after state witness Clint Nassif was exposed as a shady witness. Kgomo said that there were no real grounds to grant the postponement, as Nassif was the sixth of fifty witnesses that the state has lined up against Agliotti. For his part, Agliotti seemed jovial outside court today, even complementing journalists on their attire. (Tongue-in-cheek, surely?) Read more: TimesLive and IOL

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