Agrizzi still unconscious in ICU, says lawyer

Vincent Smith and Angelo Agrizzi

Former ANC MP Vincent Smith and Angelo Agrizzi appeared at the Palm Ridge Magistrates Court.


JOHANNESBURG - Former Bosasa COO Angelo Agrizzi is still unconscious and in the ICU.

His lawyer Daniel Witz says the correctional services department is not allowing anyone to visit him.

He was transported from a public to a private hospital.

READ: Angelo Agrizzi moved to a private hospital

Agrizzi failed to appear in court alongside his co-accused, former ANC MP Vincent Smith, on 1 October on corruption charges citing illness.

He was denied bail less than two weeks later, despite claiming to be sick.

After just one night in jail, Agrizzi was taken to a public hospital over-breathing issues.

READ: Agrizzi's lawyers concerned about his health, safety

He was moved to an undisclosed private hospital on Monday.

According to his lawyer, Agrizzi was intubated when transferred and was immediately transferred to the ICU where there were continued attempts to stabilise him.