Cape Town – The man accused of attacking the Constitutional Court this week, Paul Makaula, 36, appeared briefly in court on Friday and his case was postponed to March 25.
Makaula made his first appearance in the Hillbrow Magistrate’s Court in Johannesburg on charges of malicious damage to property.
He used a hammer to smash windows and glass doors at the Apex building.
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Makaula was arrested on Wednesday morning outside the court in Braamfontein, Johannesburg
According to News24, the court heard that he had been out on parole since 2019 for a 2010 murder.
He looked composed in the dock as the magistrate quizzed him on whether he understood the proceedings, the report said.
Makaulo was remanded in custody.
Damages to the court building were estimated at R50 000, Times Live reported.