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WATCH LIVE: Henri Van Breda’s Defence Team Is Grilling The State’s Chief Forensic Analyst [Video]

It took a while to get up and running, but the live stream from Henri van Breda’s trial is now a regular thing.

Earlier in the week we told you about Lieutenant Colonel Sharlene Otto, the police’s chief forensic analyst, and her rather damning evidence about a lack of DNA evidence of anyone other than the van Breda family (HERE).

To get you right up to speed, via News24, here’s where we are at from yesterday:

While the police’s forensic science laboratory is not exactly the set of crime drama CSI, it is state-of-the-art and its results are reliable, the police’s chief forensic analyst testified in the trial of Henri van Breda on Thursday.

Nothing had gone wrong in the 216 samples submitted in the Van Breda case as they were done in isolation and there was no reason to doubt the outcome of the results, Sharlene Otto told the Western Cape High Court.

Today sees Otto still under cross-examination from defence Advocate Combrink:


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