Genitalia case: Danish man gets two life sentences


File: Danish national Peter Frederiksen painstakingly documented female circumcisions he carried out.

JOHANNESBURG – A Danish man found in possession of female genitalia has been sentenced to two life sentences for rape of a minor and conspiring to murder his wife.

In 2017, 60-year-old Peter Frederiksen was convicted of 36 charges by the Free State High Court.

Police discovered Frederiksen’s diaries from 2004 recounting the genital mutilation of women.

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Handing down the sentence, Judge Johann Daffue said he was disgusted by Frederiksen’s conduct.

“You have shown no remorse at all. When you became emotional, in my view it was a matter of pitying yourself in the matter you found yourself in. Your personality became clear from your appearance on your video image. I have seen many pictures of horrible scenes in my life but I have never felt so much disgust when I watched the video.”

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