Dros rape accused Nicholas Ninow due to make brief court appearance

It's alleged that the 20-year-old followed a seven-year-old girl to the bathrooms at the Dros outlet in Silverton and raped her in September.

Nicholas Ninow, who is accused of raping a seven-year-old girl in a Dros restaurant, appears in the Pretoria Magistrates Court on 1 November 2018. Picture: Abigail Javier/EWN

JOHANNESBURG - Dros rape accused Nicholas Ninow is expected to make a brief appearance in the Pretoria Magistrates Court on Wednesday morning ahead of being booked in at Weskoppies Psychiatric Hospital.

He was sent for psychiatric observation after a brief appearance earlier this month.

Ninow is facing charges including rape and assault with intent to cause grievous bodily harm.

It's alleged that the 20-year-old followed a seven-year-old girl to the bathrooms at the Dros outlet in Silverton and raped her in September.

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(Edited by Shimoney Regter)