Evidence read against Boeremag accused

20 right wingers face several charges including high treason, murder and terrorism.

Boeremag accused and their lawyers in the North Gauteng High Court. Picture: Barry Bateman/EWN

PRETORIA - The North Gauteng High Court heard on Wednesday how the Boeremag planned to stockpile diesel, food and medical supplies in the run up to their attempted coup.

Judge Eben Jordaan started delivering his judgment in the nine-year-long trial this week.

The 20 right-wingers face several charges including high treason, murder and terrorism.

Jordaan read evidence of how the plan was hatched around braai fires and in fast food outlets.

He has started summarising the case against accused number one. who is also believed to be the mastermind, Mike du Toit.

The accused drafted tactical plans to seize Denel AH-2 Rooivalk that would be flown by the airforce pilots they planned to recruit.

Du toit was expected to take a leading role in the execution of their plan and would eventually be appointed to the 'whites only' government.

Judgment continues on Thursday.