There are hundreds if not thousands of public servants who are facing disciplinary action - they did not benefit directly, writes Melanie Verwoerd.
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A friend of Henri van Breda's late mother is angry that he murdered her friend, but still feels some motherly empathy for the "loner", according to reports.
Henri van Breda's DNA expert has undergone lengthy questioning over her refusal to sign a required confidentiality agreement when she accepted police forensic laboratory documents.
Henri van Breda’s defence team is expected to call their first witness in the Western Cape High Court as the triple murder accused returns to the dock.
Rudi van Breda’s attacker must have stood in a pool of his blood when his bloodied head was pushed against his bedroom wall after being hacked with an axe, murder accused Henri van Breda’s lawyer has said in the Western Cape High Court.
It is unlikely Henri van Breda would be able to concoct a story of what transpired the night his parents and brother were hacked to death if he had suffered an epileptic seizure, says a neurologist.
Henri van Breda's defence team is reaching a point where it may have to withdraw as their client is fast running out of funds, his lawyer Advocate Pieter Botha has told the court.
Henri van Breda's murder trial resumed in the Western Cape High Court for day 41 of the proceedings.
Henri van Breda is due back in the Western Cape High Court on Monday where he stands accused of axing his parents and brother to death, seriously injuring his sister Marli, and defeating the ends of justice.
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