Defence wants Agliotti charges dropped

2010-08-05 11:39

Advocate Laurence Hodes SC has asked for a postponement of the

murder trial of Glenn Agliotti to give him time to apply that the charges

against his client be dropped.

Following the re-examination of security boss Clinton Nassif, Hodes

said: “My submission is that the wrong man is standing in the wrong box.”

Hodes wants time to approach the national director of public

prosecutions in a bid to have the charges withdrawn.

The state is opposing his bid.

Argument on the application is under way.

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