In court on Monday, Sergeant Mandla Masondo, a seasoned member of the South African Police Service with more than 20 years of experience, acknowledged that no fingerprint tests had been conducted on the firearms.
Advocate Charles Mnisi, who is representing accused number three, Mthobisi Mncube, posed the questions to Sergeant Masondo.
Masondo also told the Court that no fingerprint test was conducted on all other items found in Mncube’s room.
“Did you investigate this firearm for possible fingerprints? Did you investigate the blue container? Did you investigate the magazine for any possible fingerprints?” questions asked by Advocate Mnisi.
Masondo’s response to the questions regarding the possibility of obtaining fingerprints from the firearm and other items found in the room was a firm “No.”
The court also heard that Mncube was arrested in February 2015, in related for different case in Alexandria, but not for the murder of the former Bafana Bafana captain.