AS IT HAPPENED: Van Breda will not testify amid dismissal of defence's application

2017-09-27 10:03

Advocate Pieter Botha has informed Judge Siraj Desai that triple murder accused Henri Van Breda has decided not to testify, following the dismissal of the defence's application to allow Van Breda to testify last in the case underway at the Western Cape High Court.

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Henri van Breda to only testify if he goes last - defence

If the Western Cape High Court does not agree to allow Henri van Breda to testify at the end of their case, he will not take to the stand.

This was, in essence, the argument made by Advocate Pieter Botha on Thursday during arguments for an application to grant its expert witnesses permission to present their findings before the triple murder accused’s version of events is tested.

He pointed out that the experts would not be testifying on Van Breda's version, but on the evidence presented.

State prosecutor Susan Galloway, however, said allowing Van Breda to testify last means she may not be able to test what he says on his experts.

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