Van Breda's lawyer robbed of briefcases

Police say the case docket is in the possession of the NPA and has not been affected by the theft.

Henri van Breda who is accused of killing his parents and older brother in their De Zalze home in Stellenbosch last January appeared in court this morning.Picture: Saps

CAPE TOWN - Police say the theft of two briefcases from axe murder accused Henri van Breda's lawyers will not affect the police case docket.

The briefcases were stolen from a car parked in Green Point earlier today.

Van Breda is accused of killing his parents and older brother in their De Zalze home in Stellenbosch last January and appeared in court this morning.

The South African Broadcasting Corporation has reported that a laptop and documents were stolen from Henri van Breda's lawyer's car earlier today after his appearance in the Western Cape High Court.

Police have confirmed two briefcases were stolen from a vehicle parked at a gym in Green Point.

The contents of the briefcases could not be disclosed.

Police say the case docket is in the possession of the National Prosecuting Authority and has not been affected by the theft.

Van Breda is expected back in court on 18 November.