Waterkloof accused will face new parole board - Judge

2014-10-16 14:16
Christoff Becker. (Herman Verwey, Beeld)

Christoff Becker. (Herman Verwey, Beeld)

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Cape Town – A Gauteng judge has upheld the ruling that a new parole board is to decide whether Waterkloof accused, Christoff Becker, will be released.

Pretoria News reports that Judge Jody Kollapen has upheld a ruling by Judge Japie Maritz that Becker not be released immediately and that a new parole board be put together.

Kollapen also declined to order that he be released on the same parole conditions as his earlier release on 11 February, according to the report.

Judge Maritz gave the Department of Correctional Services 14 days to form the new board which will decide whether Becker will be granted parole and if amendments should be made to his parole conditions.

Becker and Frikkie du Preez’s were re-arrested after a video emerged of the pair drinking alcohol and using a cellphone in a cell at the Kgosi Mampuru prison.

Maritz set aside the parole board’s February decision, thereby revoking Becker’s bail.

Co-accused, du Preez, will also have to wait longer to hear whether his application for parole is successful.

In August Judge Tshifiwa Mauwela reserved judgement to set aside the Parole Board’s decision – to withdraw his parole and ordering that he could only be considered for parole again in January 2015.

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