Henri van Breda

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News 24 South Africa
Van Breda defence did not retest DNA samplesDr Antonel Olckers, the defence’s first witness in the murder trial of Henri va
News 24 South Africa / Posted yesterday
Dr Antonel Olckers, the defence’s first witness in the murder trial of Henri van Breda. (Andrian de Kock, Netwerk24) Cape Town – Even though Henri van Breda’s defence team had access to DNA samples taken at the family’s luxury house, they opted not... Read more
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Eye Witness News
DNA expert in Van Breda case has never worked in forensic lablab where the DNA samples had been tested did not comply with certain standard
Eye Witness News / Posted yesterday
lab where the DNA samples had been tested did not comply with certain standard operating procedures. FILE: Murder accused Henri van Breda in the Western Cape High Court on 24 April 2017. Picture: Cindy Archillies/EWN CAPE TOWN - The prosecution... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Van Breda trial: Cross-examination of DNA expert to concludeAntonel Olckers, has been on the stand for a week. FILE: DNA expert Dr Antonel
Eye Witness News / Posted 2 days ago
Antonel Olckers, has been on the stand for a week. FILE: DNA expert Dr Antonel Olckers was the first witness called up by Henri van Breda's legal team on 9 October 2017. Picture: Monique Mortlock/EWN CAPE TOWN - The questioning of a DNA expert is... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Not enough to prove another person in Van Breda home - State2017-10-18 18:46 Henri van Breda. (Peter Abrahams/Die Son) Cape Town - There
News 24 South Africa / Posted 2 days ago
2017-10-18 18:46 Henri van Breda. (Peter Abrahams/Die Son) Cape Town - There is not enough evidence to prove that foreign peaks found in DNA samples from the Van Breda murder scene could... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Expert questions validity of DNA results in Van Breda caseconducted by police forensic analyst Sharlene Otto. FILE: DNA expert Dr Antone
Eye Witness News / Posted 2 days ago
conducted by police forensic analyst Sharlene Otto. FILE: DNA expert Dr Antonel Olckers was the first witness called up by Henri van Breda's legal team on 9 October 2017. Picture: Monique Mortlock/EWN CAPE TOWN - A defence witness in the murder... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Van Breda trial: DNA expert questioned on following procedures The prosecution against Henri van Breda has argued the defence’s DNA expert i
Eye Witness News / Posted 3 days ago
The prosecution against Henri van Breda has argued the defence’s DNA expert is only willing to adhere to standard operating procedures as far as it suits her. DNA expert Dr Antonel... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
I’m not here to attack the State - Van Breda expertlaboratory, about its reports and information gathered. Olckers, the first exp
News 24 South Africa / Posted 3 days ago
laboratory, about its reports and information gathered. Olckers, the first expert witness to testify for murder-accused Henri van Breda, said she read through the agreement but would not sign because it was "too wide". The agreement also states... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Van Breda trial: Prosecution defends testing of DNA evidenceanalyst Sharlene Otto tested 216 DNA samples that had been found at the Van Bre
Eye Witness News / Posted 3 days ago
analyst Sharlene Otto tested 216 DNA samples that had been found at the Van Breda family home. FILE: Murder accused Henri van Breda. Picture: Monique Mortlock/EWN. CAPE TOWN - The prosecution in the murder trial of Henri van Breda has... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Caster Semenya shines on Destiny Mag cover; Drama in Henri Van Breda case And State Capture is word of the year#News24 ICYMI: 2017-10-16 18:08 Caster Semenya (Getty Images) Cape Town - ANC
News 24 South Africa / Posted 4 days ago
#News24 ICYMI: 2017-10-16 18:08 Caster Semenya (Getty Images) Cape Town - ANC Youth League leader Collen Maine says people can't expect... Read more
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iafrica.com
Van Breda trial: Defence rips through DNA expertIn the Henri van Breda murder trial, the State has been scrutinising the CV of
iafrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
In the Henri van Breda murder trial, the State has been scrutinising the CV of a DNA expert testifying for the defense. Doctor Antonel Olckers last week testified that most of the results of the DNA tests conducted by a State forensic expert were... Read more
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Eye Witness News
State rips DNA expert’s CV apart in van Breda murder trialtests conducted by a State forensic expert were invalid. DNA expert Dr Antonel
Eye Witness News / Posted 4 days ago
tests conducted by a State forensic expert were invalid. DNA expert Dr Antonel Olckers was the first witness called up by Henri van Breda's legal team on 9 October 2017. Picture: Monique Mortlock/EWN. CAPE TOWN - In the Henri van Breda murder... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Van Breda murder trial: State questions DNA expert’s reportreport done by SAPS chief forensic analyst Sharlene Otto. DNA expert Dr Antone
Eye Witness News / Posted 5 days ago
report done by SAPS chief forensic analyst Sharlene Otto. DNA expert Dr Antonel Olckers was the first witness called up by Henri van Breda's legal team on 9 October 2017. Picture: Monique Mortlock/EWN CAPE TOWN - The State has raised questions... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Defence expert can't explain absence of Marli's DNA on axe2017-10-10 12:12 Henri van Breda is charged with multiple counts of murder. (T
News 24 South Africa / Posted 11 days ago
2017-10-10 12:12 Henri van Breda is charged with multiple counts of murder. (Tammy Petersen, News24) Cape Town - A DNA expert testifying for Henri van Breda's defence says she cannot explain... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Van Breda defence may have to withdraw as triple murder accused is 'fast running out of funds'2017-10-09 19:03 Henri van Breda is charged with multiple counts of murder. (T
News 24 South Africa / Posted 11 days ago
2017-10-09 19:03 Henri van Breda is charged with multiple counts of murder. (Tammy Petersen, News24) Cape Town - Henri van Breda's defence team is... Read more
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iafrica.com
Van Breda trial: DNA evidence might not takeTriple murder accused Henri van Breda's legal team has dealt its first blow to
iafrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
Triple murder accused Henri van Breda's legal team has dealt its first blow to the State's case by attacking its DNA evidence. 22-year-old Henri van Breda is accused of the murder of his parents and older brother and the attempted murder of his... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Murder accused Henri van Breda dozes off in courtFreshly sheared but with his cow-lick fringe still in place‚ Henri van Breda do
Daily Dispatch / Posted 11 days ago
Freshly sheared but with his cow-lick fringe still in place‚ Henri van Breda dozed off in the dock in the high court in Cape Town on Monday as he listened to the drawn-out testimony of his own defence’s DNA expert‚ Dr Antonel Olckers. Freshly... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Van Breda trial: 'State's DNA evidence technically can't be deemed valid'operating procedures. DNA expert Dr Antonel Olckers. Picture: Monique Mortlock
Eye Witness News / Posted 11 days ago
operating procedures. DNA expert Dr Antonel Olckers. Picture: Monique Mortlock/EWN CAPE TOWN - Triple murder accused Henri van Breda's legal team has dealt its first blow to the State's case by attacking its DNA evidence. Twenty-two year old... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Van Breda’s legal team to call first witnessesof the murder of his parents and older brother, and the attempted murder of his
Eye Witness News / Posted 12 days ago
of the murder of his parents and older brother, and the attempted murder of his younger sister. Family axe murder accused Henri van Breda in the Western Cape High Court on 9 October 2017. Picture: Monique Mortlock/EWN. CAPE TOWN - Family axe... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Van Breda trial: What the State witnesses saidMurder accused Henri van Breda. (Jaco Marais, Gallo Images, Beeld) Cape Town -
News 24 South Africa / Posted 12 days ago
Murder accused Henri van Breda. (Jaco Marais, Gallo Images, Beeld) Cape Town - Henri van Breda’s defence team is expected to call their first witness in the Western Cape High Court on Monday as the triple murder accused returns to the dock. He has... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Looters eye the PIC - Nzimande; SA actress bags international nomination; and DA 'probably won't' appeal party funding rulingin court on Wednesday, police said. Van Breda loses application, decides not t
News 24 South Africa / Posted 23 days ago
in court on Wednesday, police said. Van Breda loses application, decides not to testify Judge 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... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Henri van Breda not on witness list This has emerged as the Western Cape High Court on Wednesday dismissed a requ
Eye Witness News / Posted 23 days ago
This has emerged as the Western Cape High Court on Wednesday dismissed a request for the accused to testify after defence witnesses. FILE: Triple murder accused Henri van Breda. Picture: Cindy... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Axe Murder Accused Loses Application, Decides Not to TestifyJudge Siraj Desai has ruled that Henri Van Breda will testify first in accordan
AllAfrica.com / Posted 24 days ago
Judge 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 on Wednesday. The defence's application to allow him... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Van Breda loses application, decides not to testifyHenri van Breda arriving at court. (Tammy Petersen, News24) Cape Town – Judge
News 24 South Africa / Posted 24 days ago
Henri van Breda arriving at court. (Tammy Petersen, News24) Cape Town – Judge 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... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Van Breda trial: Defence team's bid to change witness order dismissed Henri van Breda's lawyer sought a court application allowing him to call his
Eye Witness News / Posted 24 days ago
Henri van Breda's lawyer sought a court application allowing him to call his client to take the stand after his expert witnesses have testified. FILE: Murder-accused Henri van... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
AS IT HAPPENED: Van Breda will not testify amid dismissal of defence's applicationHenri van Breda to only testify if he goes last - defence If the Western Cape
News 24 South Africa / Posted 24 days ago
Henri van Breda to only testify if he goes last - defence If the Western Cape High Court does not agree to allow Henri van Breda to testify at the end of their case, he will not take to the stand. This was, in essence, the argument made by Advocate... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Van Breda trial: Judge to rule on defence bid to change witness orderto rule on defence bid to change witness order Judge Siraj Desai will be handi
Eye Witness News / Posted 24 days ago
to rule on defence bid to change witness order Judge Siraj Desai will be handing down a ruling on Wednesday on whether Henri van Breda will be allowed to testify after the defence’s witnesses. Triple-murder accused Henri van Breda is seen in... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Van Breda murder trial: Court to rule on order of witnessesCriminal Procedure Act, an accused is usually obliged to testify before witness
Eye Witness News / Posted 29 days ago
Criminal Procedure Act, an accused is usually obliged to testify before witnesses for the defense. FILE: Murder-accused Henri van Breda at the Western Cape High Court. Picture: Monique Mortlock/EWN CAPE TOWN - In the Van Breda family axe murder... Read more
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Eye Witness News
State concerned Van Breda could amend testimony Henri van Breda’s legal team wants the option to call him to the stand once a
Eye Witness News / Posted 29 days ago
Henri van Breda’s legal team wants the option to call him to the stand once all their witnesses have testified. Triple-murder accused Henri van Breda is seen in the Western Cape High Court on 21... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Axe Murder Accused to Only Testify If He Goes Last - DefenceIf the Western Cape High Court does not agree to allow Henri van Breda to testi
AllAfrica.com / Posted 29 days ago
If the Western Cape High Court does not agree to allow Henri van Breda to testify at the end of their case, he will not take to the stand. This was, in essence, the argument made by Advocate Pieter Botha on Thursday during arguments for an... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Henri van Breda to only testify if he goes last - defence2017-09-21 15:06 Murder accused Henri van Breda. (Jaco Marais, Gallo Images, B
News 24 South Africa / Posted 29 days ago
2017-09-21 15:06 Murder accused Henri van Breda. (Jaco Marais, Gallo Images, Beeld) Cape Town - If the Western Cape High Court does not agree to allow Henri van Breda to testify at the end of... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Henri van Breda might not take the standHas Henri van Breda suddenly got cold feet about testifying in his own trial?
Daily Dispatch / Posted 29 days ago
Has Henri van Breda suddenly got cold feet about testifying in his own trial? Murder accused Henri van Breda in the Western Cape High Court. Picture RUVAN BOSHOFF He stands of accused of killing his parents and brother with an axe‚ and attempting... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Legal team seeks to keep Henri van Breda from witness stand for now Defence lawyer Pieter Botha has requested that the court allow him the option
Eye Witness News / Posted 30 days ago
Defence lawyer Pieter Botha has requested that the court allow him the option of calling his client to the witness stand at some stage in the trial. FILE: Triple murder accused... Read more
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