Durban - As the mystery around the death of Gavin Watson, the former chief executive of Bosasa (now African Global Operations) deepens, his nephew, Jared Watson, has confirmed that Gavin and the company had prepared a massive booklet of evidence to rebutt Angelo Agrizzi’s testimony.
The evidence was to be presented before the Sars Tax Commission on August 27, but Watson later died in a car accident a day before he to returned to the inquiry. Watson had appeared before the inquiry on June 26, 2018.
The puzzle around the vehicle accident recently deepened when a private pathologist appointed by the family alleged that Watson was already dead when the car crashed near OR Tambo International Airport.
Agrizzi repeatedly told the Zondo Commission of Inquiry into State Capture that Watson was the mastermind in bribing senior government officials for lucrative state tenders.
However, the documents held by the Watson family seek to show that as chief operations officer, Agrizzi took most of the decisions at Bosasa. They also sought to paint a picture of a man who financially benefited at the expense of the company, Bosasa.