JOHANNESBURG - Alleged child sex-ring kingpin Gerhard Ackerman has been re-arrested.
He was recognised by members of the public in Florida, west of Johannesburg.
A warrant of arrest had been issued after he failed to appear before the high court in Johannesburg, citing ill-health.
Ackerman faces more than 740 counts, including rape, attempted murder, the production and distribution of child pornography, and human trafficking.
Ackerman and his co-accused Paul Kennedy are alleged to have lured boys into a sex ring.
The boys were allegedly sexually groomed, raped and exposed to pornographic material.
Kennedy has since committed suicide.