Advocate won't speculate on attack

2013-03-18 10:42
Jaap Cilliers (File, Beeld)

Jaap Cilliers (File, Beeld)

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Johannesburg - Pretoria advocate Jaap Cilliers says he does not want to speculate on who could have injected him outside the North Gauteng High Court last Wednesday.

"You always have your suspicions, but I do not want to speculate before the police investigation has been completed," Cilliers told Beeld.

Cilliers, who in the past has defended clients including cardiologist Wouter Basson, former police commissioner Jackie Selebi, and the Waterkloof Four, was walking out of court on Wednesday at about 15:30 when he felt a sharp sensation like an injection in his buttock.

A doctor confirmed he had been injected with an unknown substance.

Cilliers was discharged from a Pretoria hospital last Friday.

He said his doctors still do not know what he was injected with.

"They are still doing blood tests, but as yet there are no results available," he said.

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