Start hearing: 0:08:45
The first day in court focussed on taking stock of the case as it now stands. The judges established who had appeared in court and whether the accused had been correctly summoned. They also took stock of whether the case file was complete, whether more was to be added to it and whether the defence had requests in this regard - part 2.
After this, the Public Prosecution Service gives an opening speech. The public prosecutor read out the charges - part 1.