He denied having taken any part in the robbery and instead chose to focus on the alleged he says suffered after he was arrested. Nqondu accused the police of grabbing him by the handcuffs and repeatedly throwing him to the ground. When asked why he thought the police acted in that manner towards him, he responded by saying that it was an attempt to hurt him.
Mvoko, whose fingerprints were found on the rearview mirror of the white Mazda used as a getaway car, tried to give an explanation of how the evidence got there. Mvoko in turn denied that the cellphone which was used to call one of the accused during the robbery belonged to him.