Advocate attacked, injected with unknown substance outside court

2013-03-14 08:43

An advocate whose clients have included Dr Wouter Basson, Jackie Selebi and the Waterkloof four, has been injected with an unknown substance outside the High Court in Pretoria.

Advocate Jaap Cilliers walked out of the court yesterday after concluding a civil case, reported Beeld newspaper today.

He felt someone rush up to him from behind, then felt a sharp sensation in his buttock.

Cilliers was taken to a doctor, who confirmed that he had been injected with an unknown substance.

He was taken to a Pretoria hospital for blood tests, in an effort to establish what the substance was.

The motive for the attack was not known.

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