Van Breda trial live broadcast on hold for now

The Western Cape High Court had ruled earlier that live coverage of the Henri van Breda murder trial will be allowed.

However Judge Siraj Desai has been asked by Van Breda defence team to provide reasons why he has given the media permission for rolling coverage of the case.

They are saying it could intimidate witnesses. They as counsel could feel vulnerable as well.

Giovanna Gerbi, EWN Reporter

Gerbi says the criminal matter procedure will be heard in court on Monday afternoon and says the case is likely to be postponed.

After hearing arguments Desai has suspended his order to allow video cameras and photographs to be taken in the courtroom.

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