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Child porn suspect's case postponed to February

In January, he became the first South African arrested in an operation between Saps & Belgian authorities.

FILE: The accused appeared in the Knysna regional court today. Picture: Saps.

CAPE TOWN - A child pornography case against a Plettenberg Bay computer engineer has been postponed until February.

The accused appeared in the Knysna regional court today.

In January, he became the first South African arrested in a joint operation between the South African Police Service (Saps) and Belgian authorities looking into an international child porn syndicate.

Last week, the accused appeared in court twice to have his bail conditions changed, in order for him to go to Kimberley to find work.

The prosecution today informed the court they've confirmed his address in Kimberley, as the 37-year-old computer engineer will be staying with his brother.

NGO Women and Men against Child Abuse's Joanne Barrett said, "We, at Women and Men against Child Abuse, trust the State has ensured that he is not reoffending, no matter his whereabouts."

He was instructed to report to the Kimberley Police Station once a week.

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