Cross examination in the Nathaniel Julies murder trial will resume in the High Court sitting in Palm Ridge in Ekurhuleni on Friday morning.

Sixteen-year-old Julies who had Downs Syndrome, was shot and killed in Eldorado Park in August last year, allegedly by police.

On Thursday, the counsel of accused one, Caylene Whiteboy put it to state witness, Mandla Sithole that he was an accomplice to the murder but tried to distance himself from the shooting by making an audio recording of his colleagues’ conversation immediately after the incident.

Thursday’s court proceedings:

On Wednesday, a damning audio recording implicating Whiteboy in the alleged murder was heard in court.

The recording has been provisionally admitted as evidence.

Sithole testified that Whiteboy had told them before the shooting that she knew Julies and that he was a CODE 064, which is a police identification for mentally challenged people.

However, defense lawyer, Solly Tshivhase put it to Sithole that Whiteboy did not know Julies.

SABC News reporter Mbalenhle Nthethwa gives details of Day 3 of the trial:

On Tuesday, details of the 16-year-old’s death allegedly at the hands of police, emerged in court