Mosia had mentioned during his testimony that a bullet was found on the kitchen counter behind glass jars.
“When I arrived at the crime scene, I did not see it as a crime scene that was contaminated. I saw it as an ordinary crime scene,” Mosia said.
Mshololo referred to a statement submitted as evidence earlier by a witness, who cannot be named, stating that a woman by the name of Maggy Phiri had cleaned the house before the police arrived.
“Maggy Phiri started to pick up empties [alcohol bottles] on the floor. I asked why she was cleaning the house before the police arrived, she responded by saying she did not want the police to see that people who were inside the house were drinking,” read the statement.
Asked why blood was found in the sitting room and not the kitchen where Meyiwa was allegedly shot, Mosia said: “It is surprising to me, I can't answer.”
He conceded that the reason no blood was found on the kitchen floor could possibly be because the kitchen was cleaned.
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