Tebogo Msimanga |
The Pretoria Specialised Commercial Crimes Court postponed the Bosasa Operations (PTY) R1.8 Billion fraud and corruption matter to 24 June 2021.
The accused requested that the matter be postponed to allow them a further extension to study the docket and possibly enter into pleas.
Investigating Directorate Spokesperson Sindisiwe Twala said the three of the four accused Commissioner of Correctional Services (DCS), Linda Mti, former DCS chief financial officer (CFO), Patrick Gillingham, and former Bosasa CFO, Andries Van Tonder were in attendance.
“The fourth accused, Angelo Agrizzi, did not appear because of ill health.”
The matter relates to four tenders awarded to Bosasa and its subsidiaries valued at over R1.8 billion between August 2004- 2007 for rendering catering and training services, installation of CCTV cameras, installing of perimeter fencing, the supply of television system and monitoring equipment.