'How you feeling Shabir?...Cough cough' John takes the mickey

John Maytham weighs in on convicted fraudster Shabir Sheik's medical parole awarded 10 years ago...and he's still going strong.

When Business Day's Jeff Wicks called up Shabir Sheik to find out how he was 10 years into his medical parole for a terminal illness, Shabir coughed and said he was still struggling with his health.

If it had been somebody trying to set up a golf date, I can guarantee you he would not have been coughing.

John Maytham, Presenter - CapeTalk

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