Dieter Gerhardt

I consider that any defendant (Shaik) has a right to present his defence to the court prior to the information being publicised in the Press. Also that highly derogatory comment on an individual on trial be left until after the court has made it's findings. It is right that you plead for freedom of the press. On the other hand, if the press acts irresponsibly then it must expect to be criticised and in the worst case to be muzzled. Suggest it might be good thing if the press looked to more