AS IT HAPPENED: Are you asking for my recusal, asks judge in #VanBreda trial

2017-10-16 10:13

Defence witness Dr Antonel Olckers was being cross-examined when Henri van Breda raised his concern over the "irritation" and "impatience" displayed by Judge Siraj Desai.

Follow News24 journalist Tammy Petersen live from the court.


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Court has adjourned for the day. It will start earlier than usual on Tuesday. The times are being finalised for the rest of the week.

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Defence witness Dr Antonel Olckers is being cross-examined by senior state prosecutor Susan Galloway.

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Some comments coming through on the YouTube live stream of the trial.

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Impatience is not a cardinal sin, says Desai. He notes Van Breda's concern and asks for the case to continue.

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Botha says his client is concerned by the "irritation" of Judge Desai with the witness and his tone of voice, which displays "impatience".

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Court has adjourned for a "few seconds" as Botha says he needs to take instruction from client. Accused Henri van Breda can be seen wearing a grey suit. 

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And as court resumes, News24's Tammy Petersen observes that there is one lone member of the public in the gallery.

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Back from lunch: The cross-examination of Dr Olckers is going ahead now.

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Court takes a lunch adjournment as Olckers searches for a page to hand to the judge

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Olckers takes a moment

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Olckers says she has no experience with Luminol and related chemicals

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The basic idea of luminol is to reveal these traces with a light-producing chemical reaction between several chemicals and haemoglobin, an oxygen-carrying protein in the blood.

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Now we head to CSI territory as Galloway asks about Luminol

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Olckers says her company DNAbiotec was intended to help professionals

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