” asked Judge Desai, referring to the 30-plus minutes between calling emergency services and them arriving in which Van Breda had not attended to his brother and sister, who he could hear dying upstairs. I thought that what I was doing was the most help I could do," Van Breda replied.
On day 58, once Galloway and defence advocate Pieter Botha had wrapped up, Judge Desai adjourned and then returned with more questions.
Why had he not called out to neighbours for help or dialled any of the emergency numbers his mother had stuck on the family fridge?
Why had he not broken down in front of the neighbour's nanny Van Breda encountered outside his house and told her he'd been stabbed and his brother and sister were dying?
“Instead you tried to call Bianca (his love interest) five times What was she, a minor schoolgirl, supposed to do? “I don’t know what I would’ve told her She was my only friend in South Africa,” added Van Breda, who said he had needed “to speak to someone”.
Detective Sergeant John Breda, 45, was stabbed in the chest and abdomen in the beer garden of the busy Maroubra Junction Hotel on Australia Day afternoon.
He attended the hotel with colleagues to arrest 33-year-old Nick Newman, who was the subject of an arrest warrant in relation to alleged child sex offences.
In addition, you will lead the Supply Management Analysis team.
This team will consist of three people, and will be part of the Europe Supply Chain organization.