The man accused of murdering Jeffreys Bay businessman Claus Schroeder is still behind bars after his bail application was postponed to Friday.

Jens Leunberg is behind bars.

The State advocate Marius Stander is opposing bail because the state will argue that Leunberg physically attacked and killed Schroeder in 2009.

Stander also dismissed suggestions from Leunberg that he is a family man who should be granted bail for the sake of his children.

However, Leunberg did not worry about his children when he was on the run from Police for 2 weeks prior to his arrest. He was also living with a new girlfriend at that time.

Marius Stander also argued that Leunberg was a con artist who forged documents that Claus Schroeder received R 5.5 million for the sale of his farm Owvanuk, near Thornhill.

Schroeder went missing in 2009 and was last seen alive on the farm. His body has still not been found but the South African Police believe that they have a strong enough case to prosecute Leunberg for murder.

The mother of his children Krissi Adler is a co accused in the case and was earlier released on bail of R 20 000.

Schroeder’s wife Tanja still lives in Jeffreys Bay together with her two sons.

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