Several witnesses expected to testify for state in Nathaniel Julies trial

The trial of three police officers accused of killing Nathaniel Julies will continue at the High Court sitting in Palm Ridge.

Caylene Whiteboy, one of the three police officers accused of murdering Nathaniel Julies (16), appears in the Proteas Magistrates court on 22 September 2020. Picture: Abigail Javier/EWN

JOHANNESBURG - Several witnesses in the Nathaniel Julies trial are expected to testify for the state on Monday.

The trial of three police officers accused of killing Nathaniel Julies will continue at the High Court sitting in Palm Ridge.

The officers at the Eldorado Park police station have been charged with Julie's murder last year.

In addition to murder and illegal ammunition possession, the accused face charges of perjury, defeating the ends of justice, and accessory to murder.

They have all pleaded not guilty.

The third witness, policeman James Chauke, concluded his testimony on Friday.

"It is expected that the state will call it's fourth witness on Monday and amongst the witnesses that are lined up is a photographer, a ballistic expert and also a training officer that trained officer Whiteboy" said Gauteng NPA spokesperson Phindi Mjonondwane.

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