The case of the alleged parliament arsonist, Zandile Christmas Mafe, has been postponed to next month.

Mafe is charged with housebreaking with intent to commit terrorism and arson, arson, terrorism and theft.

The postponement comes as the State finalises a report detailing the damage to the National Assembly – which it says will be ready by next Friday.

It added that the crime scene and arson report will also be finalised soon.

A spokesperson for the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA), Eric Ntabazalila, says all the necessary documentation will be ready by the time the accused returns to court.

“The NPA told the Cape Town Magistrates Court that Zandile Christmas Mafe will be served with an indictment, when he returns to court on the 9th of June 2022 – and that his case will be transferred to the Western Cape High Court.”

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