AS IT HAPPENED: Expert witness explains why she 'felt uncomfortable' signing confidentiality document in #VanBreda trial

2017-10-17 09:38

The murder trial of Henri van Breda has continued in the Western Cape High Court as his expert witness faces sharp cross examination.

Follow News24 journalist Tammy Petersen live from the court.


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Galloway: Creates impression you're willing to comply with SOPs as far as it suits you. Olckers says in future she will draft own.

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Doc first given to her after meeting between her and members of FSL. They were only commissioners of oath. Wasn't comfortable asking. 

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Agreement says she must keep confidential any information received from FSL (lab), info about FSL, reports and info gathered.

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Refers to confidentiality, when SOPs handed over to Dr Olckers, she refused to sign the confidentiality agreement, as per SOPs.

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Court resumes.

17 Oct 10:44
Court adjourns until 14:00

17 Oct 10:42
Galloway turns it up on Olckers

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Olckers' voice breaks as she answers

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Olckers says a DNA sample could be contaminated inadvertently or maliciously

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Doll House: I'm? not a physicist and I find her arguments flawed - YouTube comment

17 Oct 10:32
Rebecca Barclay: Yeah she seems to not be sure? of what exactly she's talking about and the judge is becoming impatient with her waffling - YouTube comment

17 Oct 10:30
Olckers instructed to keep answers short

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Galloway repeats a question slowly after Olckers asks for a repeat

17 Oct 10:27
Frantic discussions among the Van Breda defence team as Olckers testifies

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Olckers says she could not recall on Monday, Judge Desai not impressed

17 Oct 10:22
Galloway reads the regulations

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Olckers conceded on Monday she has never examined the SA Police Service Act

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Olckers valiantly trying to make her case  

Then how come you weren't aware of the regulations? Galloway hits Olckers

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Galloway now takes up questioning: SOPs has got nothing to do with the science of the DNA analysis

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Olckers struggling with Judge Desai's questions

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Desai: What you needed in 2000 is not the same as you need in 2017 to create scientific certainty

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Judge Desai: "Why then the attack on the state's case?"

17 Oct 10:08
Suddenly going poorly again for Olckers as Desai questions her

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Olckers maintains she requested SOPs, Galloway contradicts her with the judgment in the previous case

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Galloway corners Olckers on whether she requested SOPs in a previous case

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Galloway is stone-faced as Olckers testifies

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