Watch: Henri and girlfriend in court for drug possession

By News24 Wire
12 October 2016

Murder accused Henri Van Breda appeared in court with his girlfriend on drugs charges on Wednesday.

Van Breda is accused of killing his parents Martin, 54, and Teresa, 55, brother Rudi, 22, and of attacking his sister Marli at their home on the upmarket De Zalze golf estate in Stellenbosch on January 27, 2015.

The dead were struck with an axe and while Marli van Rensburg survived an attack on her, she has had extensive therapy and is still under curatorship. She suffers from retrograde amnesia and might not be able to remember any details from that fateful morning.

Henri van Breda and girlfriend spent night behind bars for drug possession

That case goes back to the Western Cape High Court on November 18 for a pre-trial hearing.

The trial date on the murder charges has been provisionally set for February 6.

However, it emerged in September that Van Breda and his girlfriend Danielle Janse Van Rensburg had been arrested for alleged possession of drugs while he was out on R100 000 bail.

Read more: Henri van Breda and girlfriend are all smiles in loved-up beach photo

This case was postponed and they were granted bail of R1 000 and R200 respectively with an instruction to return to court on Wednesday.


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