Photographer on Jolie's trail arrested again
'Brangelina' trying to stay under radar in Namibia for baby's birth
SWAKOPMUND, Namibia (Reuters) -- A South African photographer was arrested in Namibia on Wednesday for the second time in a week while trying to snap a picture of Hollywood superstars Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt.
John Liebenberg, 48, was ordered to appear in court on Friday in Swakopmund, a small town on the southwest African country's coast near the resort where Pitt and the heavily pregnant Jolie are staying.
"He has been charged with trespassing. We have organised him bail of 1,000 Namibian dollars ($151)," his lawyer Hilla Kogh told Reuters.
Liebenberg was detained last week for three days on a similar charge.
Police said he was on private property when he tried to find a vantage point to photograph Jolie while her group was relaxing at a beach bar and restaurant on the outskirts of the town.
Liebenberg says he was still on public land, a dry river bed that runs near the restaurant.
Pitt, 42, and Jolie, 30 -- dubbed "Brangelina" by the tabloid press -- have been at the center of a media frenzy since arriving in Namibia over six weeks ago to have their first biological child.
Green cloth screens mask the beach resort where they are staying and bodyguards and Namibian security have kept a tight cordon around the family, hounding some journalists out of town.
Liebenberg was freed by a Namibian judge on Monday on a warning after being arrested for trespassing at a police barracks and detained in a communal cell for three days.
He could now face a fine of up to 1,000 Namibian dollars or one year in prison, or both, Kogh said.
Jolie is expected to give birth within the next week.
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