Meanwhile, the State announced that the pathology report for little Orderick Lucas has been handed over to senior pathologist Professor Johan Dempers, the expert in the Courtney Pieters murder trial, for re-evaluation.
State prosecutor Nathan Adriaanse also said a forensic test was being done on a bag containing faeces and a used condom.
It is believed the faeces belonged to the one-year-old tot who was found dead in a drain in Eerste River on 2 April.
Adriaanse says if their suspicions are proven true, a rape charge could be added to the murder, kidnapping, and defeating the ends of justice charges against Volkwyn.
Last week, Adriaanse admitted that the State’s case against Volkwyn, 40, was built on circumstantial evidence, but pointed out that he previously lied to the courts in other matters.
On Wednesday, Magistrate Rudolph denied Volkwyn bail because of his liegtery.
She said he had lied about his name twice, and about his address when he claimed he was permanently living with his pensioner father in Kleinvlei.
He had, in fact, just moved from the premises of the hairdresser in Eerste River where he had been employed as a stylist, taking with him his suitcase.
This was allegedly the same suitcase he had been seen dragging in the street on 25 March.
Rudolph said: “This court believes he will evade this trial as well. He did not file an affidavit in argument to the accusations that he was last seen with the deceased.
“The State has submitted a strong circumstantial case, but the accused has lied. The issue of guilt and innocence has no bearing in a bail application.”
Outside court, Orderick’s mother, Davideen Lucas, 28, said all she wants is answers.
“Of everything, I always just pray that he was not hurt, but from what they are saying today, my heart just breaks for what my child might have endured. We don’t know what happened and that is what we want to know,” she said sadly.
Orderick disappeared on Sunday, 24 March, but was only reported missing four days later.
Davideen, a self-confessed drug addict, said she was beaten up on that day for allegedly stealing a cellphone.
She had planned to go to the hospital the next day for treatment and asked her friend, Volkwyn, to look after her child.
But when she came to collect the boy the next day, Volkwyn told her he had already given the child back to her.
Volkwyn allegedly also told Orderick’s father that the boy was safe with his ouma, Cornelia Scheepers.
But when Davideen visited her mother the Thursday, she found that the child was missing and went to the police.
Four days later, Orderick’s naked body was found in a drain metres from Cornelia’s Witterbol Street home by a group of children who were trying to retrieve a ball.
The matter was postponed to 28 August.