Van Breda murders: NPA has enough evidence to pursue suspect

The 'Rapport' newspaper claims the NPA dossier contains enough evidence to pursue a suspect.

Slain van Breda family memorial service in Pretoria. Picture: Mia Lindeque/EWN.

CAPE TOWN - The National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) has confirmed it's received the van Breda family axe murders docket.

Martin and Teresa van Breda along with their 22-year-old son Rudi were murdered in their De Zalze Golf Estate home in January.

Henri van Breda(20) and his 16-year-old sister Marli are the only ones who survived the attack.

Marli potentially holds the key to the investigation.

The NPA's Eric Ntabazalila says while his office has received the docket, he cannot confirm whether an arrest is imminent.

Rapport newspaper claims the dossier contains enough forensic and circumstantial evidence to pursue a suspect.

Police say detectives have made significant progress in the investigation, but no arrests have been made and the motive for the attack remains a mystery.

On Friday it was confirmed that lawyer Pieter Botha, who was part of British murder accused Shrien Dewani's legal team, is representing Henri.

Marli's guardians have confirmed to _Die Burger _newspaper the 16-year-old is aware her parents and brother have been killed.

It also mentioned that her wounds have almost healed.

Marli underwent emergency surgery for severe head wounds after the attack a month ago.

She has, however, not been able to make a formal police statement yet.