Advocate grilled about Agliotti's kiss

2011-10-18 08:36
Johannesburg - A senior Johannesburg advocate who applied for a spot on the bench was grilled about her relationship with Glenn Agliotti, who greeted her with a kiss while she was an acting judge, according to a report on Tuesday.

Kiki Bailey SC was interviewed by the Judicial Service Commission in Cape Town on Monday, The Star newspaper reported.

Bailey denied any relationship with Agliotti, she said she was "not friends with Mr Agliotti whatsoever" and that the incident "threw" her.

She explained that Agliotti came up to her on her first day as acting judge, while she was having lunch with Judge Lucy Mailula, and then acting Judge Tanya Brenner.

At the time, Agliotti was sitting at a nearby table with a group of people, including his counsel.

"I can't fathom it how he came from behind and kissed me hello in front of the judges and under circumstances where we are not friends," she said.

It was unclear when exactly the incident took place, however Agliotti was an accused in the Brett Kebble murder case at the time.

The JSC was interviewing candidates for the Pretoria and Western Cape high courts.

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