The Johannesburg Supreme Court decided on Wednesday to listen to a recording made by Const Mandla Dumisane Sithole on August 26 following the murder of the Eldorado Park teenager Nathaniel Julies.
Judge Ramarumo Monama suggested that the court hear the 33-minute recording without deciding whether it was acceptable.
The recording was made by Sithole on his cell phone after Julies was shot.
< In this case, a scheme was allegedly hatched to mislead other police officers into believing there was a gang-related shootout and Julies was caught in the crossfire.
The shot was taken Done as police officers allegedly present when Julies was shot, later found at Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital, where Julies was pronounced dead.
Sgt Simon Ndyalvane had rushed Julies to the hospital after the teenager in near Hillbrow Flats i n. Eldorado Park was shot.
The defense objected to the admission of the tape, claiming it had not been properly obtained.
Const Caylene Whiteboy, Ndyalvane and Sgt Vorster Netshiongolo are in Related to the murder of Julies, a 16-year-old who lived with Down syndrome.
Whiteboy and Ndyalvane were charged with the murder of Julies. Ndyalvane and Netshiongolo are also charged with improper possession of ammunition.
All defendants must also be charged with disregard of justice, while Netshiongolo is charged with perjury. They pleaded not guilty to all charges.
The court heard on Wednesday that Ndyalvane allegedly shot people multiple times before Julies was shot dead last August.
On Tuesday, Sithole testified that Whiteboy and Ndyalvane allegedly shot twice at people in a tuck shop before Julies was fatally shot on August 26th.
When asked by prosecutors on Wednesday whether Ndyalvane had shot people with a shotgun prior to August 26, Sithole testified.
He did not remember the number of times Ndyalvane had shot people, but said it did so on numerous occasions during the lockdown Case was.
The test continues.