Majavu said accusing a sitting judge of being an accused No 1 in some undefined conspiracy theory was in poor taste.
“What my colleague did was unacceptable, inexcusable and not in our name as defence counsel. There was no basis for the rant that we saw,” Majavu said.
Other legal practitioners have also expressed concern at Teffo’s conduct.
Advocate Gerrie Nel, who has a watching brief for some members of the Meyiwa family, said in an interview it had been unbearable to sit through proceedings while Teffo addressed the court.
“What happened in court irritated me to such an extent I had to leave,” Nel said, adding that he had chosen to rather follow the proceedings through the media.
He said he believed in the decorum of the court and in showing respect to judges and hoped that society did not buy into the idea that such scenes played out in the courts regularly.
Taking to his Twitter account after Tuesday’s proceedings, Teffo summed up his court drama with the message: “Cry our beloved country ... our justice system is like a circus.”
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