Soweto school sex abuse case begins

JOHANNESBURG - The trial of the Soweto scholar patroller accused of rape and sexual assault starts in the High Court in Johannesburg.

He's been in custody since October last year.

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The 57-year-old suspect is facing three counts of rape and eleven of sexual assault.

More than 80 pupils at the AB Xuma Primary School in Orlando were allegedly sexually molested.

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Angry parents questioned the vetting process in the appointment of the accused.

They complained that the now-axed principal didn't respond appropriately when they first approached her about the allegations of abuse.


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