No immunity for Agliotti — what does that mean for man who had Selebi in his pocket?

2010-08-04 00:00

GLENN Agliotti, who had the police chief in his pocket, was not granted immunity from prosecution under section 204 of the Criminal Procedure Act.

A legal expert explained that a section 204 witness is warned by the court that he is required to answer all questions — even those that may incriminate him — frankly and honestly.

If the court is not satisfied that the witness has been completely frank, it can decline immunity from further prosecution. In that event the prosecuting authority may take a decision to prosecute him, but will not necessarily decide to do so. .

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