Arms deal inquiry adjourns

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iol news pic Seriti commission 2 Independent Newspapers Judge Willie Seriti during the Arms Procurement Commission hearing at Sammy Marks Square, Pretoria. File picture: Oupa Mokoena

Johannesburg - The Seriti Commission of Inquiry into the 1999 arms deal was adjourned on Monday, a spokesman said.

The testimony of Admiral Anthony Howell was completed on one day, Monday, and would not proceed on Tuesday as originally planned, spokesman William Baloyi said in a statement.

The hearings would continue on Thursday.

The commission, sitting in Pretoria and headed by Judge Willie Seriti, is investigating allegations of corruption in the multi-billion rand 1999 arms deal.


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