Attorney’s assault case adjourned

2014-05-07 00:00

THE case in which well-known attorney Oliver Bernhard (40) was charged with assaulting two police officers and using his partner Claudia Garella’s car without her consent has been adjourned for possible mediation.

Bernhard was arrested on March 21 and spent the long weekend in hospital, allegedly shackled to his hospital bed following an altercation in which he allegedly hit a policeman in the face and threw another over a balustrade.

He is currently on R1 500 bail.

The case was yesterday postponed to June 14 pending mediation talks.

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