#SenzoMeyiwatrial: Judge Maumela accepts the directive from Adv Shamila Batohi, and the judge accepts the document as an exhibit in the trial.Adv Baloyi rises to "explain the charges in the indictment, and outline the evidence the State plans to introduce to support" them.
#SenzoMeyiwatrial: After that wraps up, Adv Baloyi rises to tell the court he has a directive from NPA head, Adv Shamila Batohi, giving the PTA High Court jurisprudiction to hear the trial. Meyiwa was killed in Vosloorus, which falls under the South Gauteng (Joburg) High Court.
#SenzoMeyiwatrial: "We are so uncomfortable with the presence [of Kelly Khumalo's lawyer] in the court," Teffo says. But Judge Maumela shuts him down, and says Moonsamy, for Kelly Khumalo, is also probably uncomfortable with Teffo. "So sit down and be uncomfortable," Judge says.
#SenzoMeyiwatrial: Adv Teffo momentarily yields to Adv Mshololo, lawyer for accused 5, Fisokuhle Ntuli.Mshololo asserts: "My client, accused 5, will give no plea explanation and will exercise his constitutional right to remain silent, and allow the State to make its case.
"#SenzoMeyiwatrial: The post-lunch sitting begins. Adv Teffo, for the 1st four accused, stands to explain why his clients pleaded not guilty to all five charges, including premeditated murder of former Orlando Pirates and Bafana Bafana captain, #SenzoMeyiwa.
#SenzoMeyiwatrial when I'm watching the document, this all I her from Kelly khumalo,nothing.everyone in that house should be arrested and the real killer will come out.
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