Breytenbach docket stolen

A docket in the case against DA MP Glyniss Breytenbach was stolen in Sunnyside on Friday. The docket was inside a car belonging to one of the investigating officers working on the case when it was stolen. PHOTO: Johann Hattingh/ Citizen

Tshegofatso Ngobeni

The police docket in the trial of DA MP Glyniss Breytenbach was stolen in Sunnyside on Friday.

Police spokesperson major Robert Netshiunda said someone broke into the car of one of the investigating officers to snatch the docket.

“The suspects broke into the vehicle of one of the team members investigating the case where it was parked next to our offices in Sunnyside on Friday,” Netshuinda explained.

He said a copy of the document had already been handed to her defence team.

Sunnyside police were investigating theft out of motor vehicle and malicious damage to property.

Breytenbach, a former National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) prosecutor, is facing charges of defeating the ends of justice and contravening the NPA Act.

Additional charges of fraud and perjury were brought against her when she appeared in the Pretoria Magistrate’s Court last Wednesday.

Breytenbach was unavailable for comment.

Also read: 

Tshwane denies unfair dismissal of 200 metro police trainees

Three arrested after police pursuit

Police pounce on drug lab in Sunnyside

Do you have more information about the story? Please send us an email to or phone us on 083 625 4114.

For free breaking and community news, visit Rekord’s websites:

Rekord East

Rekord North

Rekord Centurion

Rekord Moot

For more news and interesting articles, like Rekord on Facebook, follow us on Twitter or Instagram.

  • We have exciting news! We’re offering a free alert to help you always be in the loop. Send an email with the word ‘Subscribe’ to to receive your free daily breaking news update.

find your
dream home

looking for an

List your Property

It's easy in only three
simple steps...

find professional
services in
your area

Locate a business
operating in
your area

List your Business

Want more customers? They're online right now, searching for businesses like yours. Place your ad now...

Latest News


ptacenturion ptanorth
Next Story x
From trash to community treasure

Thanx for your referral. We have no doubt your friends will love our newsletter as much as you!

Don't forget to verify your email.

to our free NEWSLETTER
SUBSCRIBE to our FREE newsletter.

SELECT your titles:

Centurion Rekord
Rekord East
Rekord Moot
Rekord North

Your details:

Your friends:

I didn't sign up for this
I'd like to see and read more... (Please indicate in comments section below)
I'm relocating (Please indicate where to)