Convicted child rapist due in court for bail application
The man, who cannot be named, is currently serving a five-year suspended sentence for the rape of a minor.
JOHANNESBURG - The Kempton Park Magistrates Court on Tuesday is expected to hear the bail application of a convicted child rapist.
He is appearing in a case relating to the possession of child pornography after being arrested with four others last month. The man, who cannot be named, is currently serving a five-year suspended sentence for the rape of a minor.
Non-profit child protection organisation, Women and Men Against Child Abuse (WMACA), called on the courts to refuse the suspect bail.
WMACA spokesperson Ngaa Murombedzi said: “In light of what the president has said regarding sending a message around sexual offences that they will not be tolerated and issues like bail and parole should be at the forefront to combat the scourge of gender-based violence and violence against children, this is particularly important.”