Basson loses bid

FORMER apartheid-era germ warfare expert Wouter Basson's fear that an inquiry into his conduct by the Health Professions Council of SA would be biased was unjustified, the Pretoria high court ruled yesterday.

FORMER apartheid-era germ warfare expert Wouter Basson's fear that an inquiry into his conduct by the Health Professions Council of SA would be biased was unjustified, the Pretoria high court ruled yesterday.

Handing down judgment, Judge Eberhard Bertelsmann dismissed Basson's attempt to stop the inquiry, which he claimed was procedurally unfair and a "witch-hunt".

The HPCSA is investigating Basson's role in the so-called Project Coast.- Sapa

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