Case against Dros rape accused Nicholas Ninow postponed until January

Nicholas Ninow made a brief appearance in the Pretoria Magistrates Court on Wednesday morning.

Nicholas Ninow, who is accused of raping a seven-year-old girl in a Dros restaurant, briefly appeared in the Pretoria Magistrates Court on 28 November 2018. Picture: Abigail Javier/EWN

JOHANNESBURG - The case against the Dros rape accused has been postponed to 15 January to allow time for mental observation.

Nicholas Ninow made a brief appearance in the Pretoria Magistrates Court on Wednesday morning.

The 20-year-old is accused of following a seven-year-old girl to the bathrooms at the Dros outlet in Silverton and raping her in September.

He will be booked in at Weskoppies Psychiatric Hospital.

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(Edited by Shimoney Regter)