2021 unrest | Application to discharge PA's Bruce Nimmerhoudt

The lawyer for alleged July unrest instigator and Patriotic Alliance leader, Bruce Nimmerhoudt, has made an application to have him discharged. eNCA's Silindelo Masikane has been tracking proceedings. #DStv403

JOHANNESBURG - The state has failed dismally in proving its case according to Bruce Nimmerhoudt's lawyer who says the evidence presented in court was nothing more than mere opinions from witnesses.

The regional Patriotic Alliance leader is on trial for allegedly creating and distributing a voice note meant to incite violence during last year's July unrest.

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Nimmerhoudt maintains he's being framed.

The Roodepoort Magistrate’s Court is expected to deliver a verdict on his application for discharge.

It was a brief appearance for Bruce Nimmerhoudt. 

The Patriotic Alliance's West Rand leader has been on trial since July on charges of terrorism and inciting public violence. The state has now closed its case. 

Without wasting any time, Nimmerhoudt's lawyer launched a discharge application.

The state maintains Nimmerhoudt has a case to answer for.

Nimmerhoudt will be back in court on Friday.


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