Selebi judgment on July 1

2010-06-10 13:20

Judgment in Jackie Selebi’s corruption trial will be delivered on

July 1.

Judge Meyer Joffe’s announcement in the Johannesburg High Court

followed closing arguments by the state and defence, which started on


Prosecutor Gerrie Nel maintained the state had proven the former

police commissioner’s guilt beyond a reasonable doubt.

He said Selebi had no respect for the truth and had manipulated and

changed his story regarding his allegedly corrupt dealings with criminals.

In counter argument, defence counsel Jaap Cilliers said the state

had relied too heavily on convicted drug trafficker Glenn Agliotti to make a

case against Selebi.


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