AS IT HAPPENED: Van Breda team battles State on DNA samples

2017-10-10 10:08

Henri van Breda's defence team has called the State's DNA evidence into question.

Follow News24 journalist Tammy Petersen live from the court.


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After graduation Dr Antonel Olckers became the head of the Molecular Biology Group in the Department of Human Genetics (University of Pretoria), and subsequently was head of department, or Director as it was termed, of the Centre for Genome Research (CGR) at the North-West University (NWU).

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Dr Antonel Olckers obtained her PhD in molecular human genetics from the University of Pretoria (South Africa) with research performed at the Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions in Baltimore, US.

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Dr Antonel Olckers founded DNAbiotec in 2001 and has served as its CEO since then.

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udge Siraj Desai has ruled that Henri Van Breda will testify first in accordance with the Criminal Procedure Act should he decide to take to the witness stand, the Western Cape High Court heard.

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Dr Antonel Olckers continues her testimony in the Western Cape High Court

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