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Sam Issa murder trial: Krejcir asks for postponement

Radovan Krejcir and three others are accused of a hit on the Lebanese drug dealer who was gunned down in Bedfordview in 2013.

Radovan Krejcir chatting to his co-accused during an adjournment. Picture: Mandy Weiner/EWN.

SOUTH GAUTENG HIGH COURT - While the alleged middle man in the Sam Issa murder trial is waiting to testify, Radovan Krejcir has brought yet another application for a postponement.

Krejcir and three others are accused of a hit on the Lebanese drug dealer who was gunned down in Bedfordview in 2013.

Bulgarian Mike Grigorov was expected to take the stand on Tuesday, to spill the beans on how Krejcir allegedly orchestrated the hit on Issa using his three co-accused as assassins.

But Krejcir’s advocate stood up and told the court that his client wasn’t able to prepare for the testimony because he hasn’t been able to access a new e-Reader, which he uses to read legal documents.

The Czech also asked to see a psychiatrist as his medication is not working and he isn’t in a position to proceed on Tuesday.

The State has complained that each and every time they attempt to move this trial forward, Krejcir brings an application for yet another postponement.

(Edited by Zamangwane Shange)

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