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The Hindu
British girl death: Goa court reserves verdictit is up to the court to apply its mind. According to the Central Bureau of In
British girl death: Goa court reserves verdict
The Hindu / Posted 20 hours ago
it is up to the court to apply its mind. According to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI)’s case before the Children's Court Samson D’Souza and Placido Carvalho, two workers of a local shack in Anjuna, who are the main accused,... Read more
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The Age
Foster care privacy breaches span more than a decadethen that it would remind staff about confidentiality, suggesting little has be
Foster care privacy breaches span more than a decade
The Age / Posted 23 hours ago
then that it would remind staff about confidentiality, suggesting little has been done to fix the problem. Insiders and Children's Court lawyers say the DHHS privacy breaches are the result of human error from overworked social workers and say... Read more
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The Age
New Koori court to bring justice to kidsgovernment officially opened Australia's first Koori Family Hearing Day, at the
New Koori court to bring justice to kids
The Age / Posted yesterday
government officially opened Australia's first Koori Family Hearing Day, at the Family Division of the Broadmeadows Children's Court. There are Koori Courts operating at a number of locations around the state; in Melbourne, Mildura,... Read more
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dna
Scarlett Keeling case: Final arguments begin, mother hopeful about judgement next weekbe pronounced by next week. CBI's Special Public Prosecutor Ejaz Khan and defen
Scarlett Keeling case: Final arguments begin, mother hopeful about judgement next week
dna / Posted yesterday
be pronounced by next week. CBI's Special Public Prosecutor Ejaz Khan and defence lawyer Marvin D'Souza argued before Goa Children's Court in the case where two locals Samsung D'Souza and Placido Carvalho are facing trial for allegedly drugging,... Read more
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New Kerala
British woman says her daughter's murder in Goa was hushed up - newkerala.com #109443on her body and it would have taken some force to injure her like that," she to
British woman says her daughter's murder in Goa was hushed up - newkerala.com #109443
New Kerala / Posted yesterday
on her body and it would have taken some force to injure her like that," she told reporters on Wednesday outside the Goa Children's Court, where the trial's final round of arguments are currently on. "I think the defence is just trying to make... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Teenage girl robbed woman later left for dead at hospitaltime later. The girl has been charged with three counts of aggravated armed ro
Teenage girl robbed woman later left for dead at hospital
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 3 days ago
time later. The girl has been charged with three counts of aggravated armed robbery and is due to appear in the Joondalup Children's Court on September 6. She is the fourth person to be charged in connection with the investigation into Ms... Read more
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News.com.au
Girl charged for robbery before WA murderarmed robbery. They allege she contacted Ms Fairhead and two men, and instruct
Girl charged for robbery before WA murder
News.com.au / Posted 3 days ago
armed robbery. They allege she contacted Ms Fairhead and two men, and instructed them to go to a Ridgewood house where they were robbed while being threatened with weapons. The girl will appear before the Joondalup Children's Court on Septemb... Read more
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WA Today
Perth girl charged in relation to Peta Fairhead's deathsaid. "The girl has been charged with three counts of aggravated armed robbery
Perth girl charged in relation to Peta Fairhead's death
WA Today / Posted 3 days ago
said. "The girl has been charged with three counts of aggravated armed robbery and will appear before the Joondalup Children's Court on 6 September 2016." Earlier this month, three men, aged 19 and 20, were charged with Ms Fairhead's... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Girls, don't show your ankles on websiteswon't be described by friends as "good blokes" who were "having a hard time".
Girls, don't show your ankles on websites
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 5 days ago
won't be described by friends as "good blokes" who were "having a hard time". Just last week, a 32-year-old former Children's Court security guard was given a good behaviour bond after having sex with a 14-year-old, then living in a... Read more
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The Courier
Girls, don't show your ankles on websiteswon't be described by friends as "good blokes" who were "having a hard time".
Girls, don't show your ankles on websites
The Courier / Posted 5 days ago
won't be described by friends as "good blokes" who were "having a hard time". Just last week, a 32-year-old former Children's Court security guard was given a good behaviour bond after having sex with a 14-year-old, then living in a... Read more
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The Age
Family violence spills out into the classroomthemselves from classmates, in cases of bullying, sexual abuse, harassment and
Family violence spills out into the classroom
The Age / Posted 5 days ago
themselves from classmates, in cases of bullying, sexual abuse, harassment and relationship breakdowns. The most recent Children's Court statistics show more than 870 children were placed on family violence intervention orders in Victoria in... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
S.A. TV anchor prouder of this award than any Emmyabout children in foster care and adoption. She's repeatedly thanked local Dis
S.A. TV anchor prouder of this award than any Emmy
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 6 days ago
about children in foster care and adoption. She's repeatedly thanked local District Judge Peter Sakai, who oversees the Children's Court in San Antonio, for opening up his court to her as a journalist. Sakai also was at the ceremony to honor... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Sex offender 'not made of steel': judgeat law to consent.' The girl was under the supervision of Victoria's Departmen
Sex offender 'not made of steel': judge
Sky News Australia / Posted 6 days ago
at law to consent.' The girl was under the supervision of Victoria's Department of Human Services when Abad met her at the Children's Court in July, two months after her 14th birthday. Police became aware of the relationship in August after the... Read more
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The Age
Judge sympathises with Children's Court guard who had sex with 'worldly' 14-oldA former Children's Court security guard has been released on a good behaviour
Judge sympathises with Children's Court guard who had sex with 'worldly' 14-old
The Age / Posted 7 days ago
A former Children's Court security guard has been released on a good behaviour bond for having sex with a 14-year-old he met outside the court, with a judge saying the man was "not made of steel". Franco Abad, 32, had been in a sexual relationship... Read more
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dna
First teenager to be tried as adult in rape case, JJB transfers case to sessions courtis a need for trial of the CCL as an adult and thus the trial of the present ca
First teenager to be tried as adult in rape case, JJB transfers case to sessions court
dna / Posted 7 days ago
is a need for trial of the CCL as an adult and thus the trial of the present case is hereby transferred to the designated Children's Court having jurisdiction to try such offences," the JJB said, directing that the accused be produced there on... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Review of contentious child protection law due to begin in Victoriakids, that we enable and support them to do that." Children's law specialist F
Review of contentious child protection law due to begin in Victoria
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 8 days ago
kids, that we enable and support them to do that." Children's law specialist Fleur Ward, who represents families in the Children's Court, said it was a difficult message for parents. "I have to tell them, the clock is ticking against them," she... Read more
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Canberra Times
Canberra drink-drivers most likely to be punished with finewould help inform magistrates, lawyers and policymakers about sentencing outcom
Canberra drink-drivers most likely to be punished with fine
Canberra Times / Posted 9 days ago
would help inform magistrates, lawyers and policymakers about sentencing outcomes in the ACT Magistrates Court and Children's Court.. "The sentencing of a criminal offender is a complex task, requiring a judicial officer to balance the... Read more
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The Courier
Meet the dog at centre of push for comfort dogs for abuse victims in Victoria's courtsthe cause, noted the child abuse Royal Commission's 2010 survey of 25 children
Meet the dog at centre of push for comfort dogs for abuse victims in Victoria's courts
The Courier / Posted 11 days ago
the cause, noted the child abuse Royal Commission's 2010 survey of 25 children and young people who all found the Children's Court a scary experience. "I would really like to see the courts play their role by actually looking at [the... Read more
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The Border Mail
Meet the dog at centre of push for comfort dogs for abuse victims in Victoria's courtsthe cause, noted the child abuse Royal Commission's 2010 survey of 25 children
Meet the dog at centre of push for comfort dogs for abuse victims in Victoria's courts
The Border Mail / Posted 11 days ago
the cause, noted the child abuse Royal Commission's 2010 survey of 25 children and young people who all found the Children's Court a scary experience. "I would really like to see the courts play their role by actually looking at [the... Read more
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The Age
Push for comfort dogs for abuse victims in Victoria's courtsthe cause, noted the child abuse Royal Commission's 2010 survey of 25 children
Push for comfort dogs for abuse victims in Victoria's courts
The Age / Posted 12 days ago
the cause, noted the child abuse Royal Commission's 2010 survey of 25 children and young people who all found the Children's Court a scary experience. "I would really like to see the courts play their role by actually looking at [the... Read more
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Adirondack Daily Enterprise
SLPD blotter reports from August 1942from her home have thrown it into Lake Colby at Latour's Ice House. Wants polic
SLPD blotter reports from August 1942
Adirondack Daily Enterprise / Posted 13 days ago
from her home have thrown it into Lake Colby at Latour's Ice House. Wants police to go and get it. Wants kids brought into Children's Court. Advised her to come down and sign a petition to Children's Court. Jones 10:45 p.m. 8-2-42 - Request from... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Abuse of Children in Demos Rappedare being compromised or exposed to danger, then the law usually intervenes on
Abuse of Children in Demos Rapped
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
are being compromised or exposed to danger, then the law usually intervenes on their behalf. Usually it is done through the Children's Court or the High Court. The High Court is the upper guardian of all children in Zimbabwe. You can sometimes find... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Free State man in court for raping young cousinJeanette Chabalala, News24 Children's court. (Duncan Alfreds, News24) Bloemfo
Free State man in court for raping young cousin
News 24 South Africa / Posted 14 days ago
Jeanette Chabalala, News24 Children's court. (Duncan Alfreds, News24) Bloemfontein - A 28-year-old man was arrested after he allegedly raped his 16-year-old cousin at their home in Matlakeng location, Zastron, Free State police said. Thabo Mabote... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Sisters fail in bid to sue community services worker over stepfather's abuseof child sex attacks dating back to 1963.Girls had contact with stepfather foll
Sisters fail in bid to sue community services worker over stepfather's abuse
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 15 days ago
of child sex attacks dating back to 1963.Girls had contact with stepfather following reports of abuse Later that year, the Children's Court found that the girls were "neglected". Despite this, and on the advice of Ms Quinn, the girls were returned... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Teens charged over indecent assault in Forbeswho were also charged with detaining a person in company with intent to obtain
Teens charged over indecent assault in Forbes
Sky News Australia / Posted 16 days ago
who were also charged with detaining a person in company with intent to obtain advantage. The pair appeared before a children's court, where they were both granted bail. They will reappear at a children's court on September 8th. Photo via... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Eastern Cape principal charged with raping 13-year-old pupilChildren's court. (Duncan Alfreds, News24) King Williams Town - A 51-year-old
Eastern Cape principal charged with raping 13-year-old pupil
News 24 South Africa / Posted 17 days ago
Children's court. (Duncan Alfreds, News24) King Williams Town - A 51-year-old school principal appeared in the Ngqamakhwe Magistrate's Court on Monday, charged with raping a 13-year-old school pupil, Eastern Cape police said. He was denied bail and... Read more
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The Age
Cooper Ratten death: 'Our family is broken and will never be the same again'who pleaded guilty to culpable driving causing death, and court officials canno
Cooper Ratten death: 'Our family is broken and will never be the same again'
The Age / Posted 18 days ago
who pleaded guilty to culpable driving causing death, and court officials cannot be named because the case originated in a children's court. The driver was 17 at the time and is now 18. The teens had been at a house in Yarra Glen on the night of... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Teens front court for robberies and kidnapinside for about two hours. A youth, aged 16, from Springvale, has also been c
Teens front court for robberies and kidnap
Sky News Australia / Posted 21 days ago
inside for about two hours. A youth, aged 16, from Springvale, has also been charged over the burglaries and will face a Children's Court. The three 18-year-olds have been remanded in custody to front court again on October 28. Victoria Police... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Man in children's court over sex assault from when he was 13yo A 37-year-old man who allegedly sexually assaulted a woman when he was 13 yea
Man in children's court over sex assault from when he was 13yo
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 21 days ago
A 37-year-old man who allegedly sexually assaulted a woman when he was 13 years old has appeared in the Perth Children's court. It is alleged the man, who cannot be identified because... Read more
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The Courier
Four teens charged after Melbourne eastern suburbs home invasions, school lockdownsMagistrates Court on Friday morning. A 16-year-old Springvale South boy was al
Four teens charged after Melbourne eastern suburbs home invasions, school lockdowns
The Courier / Posted 21 days ago
Magistrates Court on Friday morning. A 16-year-old Springvale South boy was also charged and remanded to face the Children's Court at a later date. Police are confident they will find the fifth offender. Eastern region crime squad... Read more
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WA Today
Man charged over historic WA rape case when he was 13into the 54-year-old woman's house in Bunbury in 1992 and assaulted her while h
Man charged over historic WA rape case when he was 13
WA Today / Posted 21 days ago
into the 54-year-old woman's house in Bunbury in 1992 and assaulted her while her three young children slept, police allege. The accused will appear in Perth Children's Court on Friday, charged with aggravated sexual assault, burglary and stea... Read more
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The Age
Four teens charged after Melbourne eastern suburbs home invasions, school lockdownsMagistrates Court on Friday morning. A 16-year-old Springvale South boy was al
Four teens charged after Melbourne eastern suburbs home invasions, school lockdowns
The Age / Posted 21 days ago
Magistrates Court on Friday morning. A 16-year-old Springvale South boy was also charged and remanded to face the Children's Court at a later date. Police are confident they will find the fifth offender. Eastern region crime squad... Read more
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The Border Mail
Four teens charged after Melbourne eastern suburbs home invasions, school lockdownsMagistrates Court on Friday morning. A 16-year-old Springvale South boy was al
Four teens charged after Melbourne eastern suburbs home invasions, school lockdowns
The Border Mail / Posted 21 days ago
Magistrates Court on Friday morning. A 16-year-old Springvale South boy was also charged and remanded to face the Children's Court at a later date. Police are confident they will find the fifth offender. Eastern region crime squad... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Man charged with sex offences he allegedly committed aged 13who has been charged with two counts of aggravated sexual assault, burglary and
Man charged with sex offences he allegedly committed aged 13
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 21 days ago
who has been charged with two counts of aggravated sexual assault, burglary and stealing. He is due to appear in the Perth Children's Court today charged with aggravated sexual assault, burglary and stealing. Police said because he was aged 13 at... Read more
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The Age
Friday, August 4, 2016aggravated burglary, false imprisonment, robbery and other offences. A 16-year
Friday, August 4, 2016
The Age / Posted 21 days ago
aggravated burglary, false imprisonment, robbery and other offences. A 16-year-old Springvale South boy will face the Children's Court at a later date. The spree was thwarted by Operation Cosmas, part of the heightened police response to... Read more
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The Border Mail
Fifteen-old arrested after Brunswick taxi drivers targeted in armed robberiesassault, burglary, assaulting police and resisting authorities. He was release
Fifteen-old arrested after Brunswick taxi drivers targeted in armed robberies
The Border Mail / Posted 22 days ago
assault, burglary, assaulting police and resisting authorities. He was released on bail and is due to appear before the Children's Court of Victoria on August 26. Police in June arrested two other teenagers, as well as a 24-year-old... Read more
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The Courier
Fifteen-old arrested after Brunswick taxi drivers targeted in armed robberiesassault, burglary, assaulting police and resisting authorities. He was release
Fifteen-old arrested after Brunswick taxi drivers targeted in armed robberies
The Courier / Posted 22 days ago
assault, burglary, assaulting police and resisting authorities. He was released on bail and is due to appear before the Children's Court of Victoria on August 26. Police in June arrested two other teenagers, as well as a 24-year-old... Read more
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The Age
Fifteen-old arrested after Brunswick taxi drivers targeted in armed robberiesassault, burglary, assaulting police and resisting authorities. He was release
Fifteen-old arrested after Brunswick taxi drivers targeted in armed robberies
The Age / Posted 22 days ago
assault, burglary, assaulting police and resisting authorities. He was released on bail and is due to appear before the Children's Court of Victoria on August 26. Police in June arrested two other teenagers, as well as a 24-year-old... Read more
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The Border Mail
Teen part of robbery crewA Wodonga teenager has fronted the children's court for sentence over an armed
Teen part of robbery crew
The Border Mail / Posted 22 days ago
A Wodonga teenager has fronted the children's court for sentence over an armed robbery on an Albury service station Sentenced: A 16-year-old boy was sentenced to detention for the part he played in the armed robbery of BP's Wodonga Place service... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
8 Sunshine Students Charged Over Arson PlotSchool have been charged with conspiracy to commit a felony and attempted arson
8 Sunshine Students Charged Over Arson Plot
AllAfrica.com / Posted 23 days ago
School have been charged with conspiracy to commit a felony and attempted arson. The eight denied the charges before Children's Court Magistrate Lucy Gitaru. The prosecution alleges they jointly conspired to burn down Marsabit Dormitory... Read more
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Daily Examiner
Crime rate drops but arrest rate soarsyears ago. "The total growth in persons facing criminal charges would have bee
Crime rate drops but arrest rate soars
Daily Examiner / Posted 24 days ago
years ago. "The total growth in persons facing criminal charges would have been even higher but for the fact that the NSW Children's Court experienced a substantial fall in workload," the report stated. "The total number of young people appearing... Read more
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Northern Star
Crime rate drops but arrest rate soarsyears ago. "The total growth in persons facing criminal charges would have bee
Crime rate drops but arrest rate soars
Northern Star / Posted 24 days ago
years ago. "The total growth in persons facing criminal charges would have been even higher but for the fact that the NSW Children's Court experienced a substantial fall in workload," the report stated. "The total number of young people appearing... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Boot hidden a century ago in the old Children's CourtMore than a century ago, when the Children's Court in Surry Hills was under con
Boot hidden a century ago in the old Children's Court
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 27 days ago
More than a century ago, when the Children's Court in Surry Hills was under construction, someone hid a lucky charm in the building. In those days, Surry Hills was a slum and the children brought before the court were some of Sydney's most... Read more
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The Age
Meet Peter and Ahmad - the other side of the family violence storythe scope of contact. The number of finalised intervention order applications
Meet Peter and Ahmad - the other side of the family violence story
The Age / Posted 27 days ago
the scope of contact. The number of finalised intervention order applications has doubled since 2000-01 (16, 889) to 2013-14 when there were 33,135. Source: MCV and Children's Court of Victoria Submission to the Royal Commission into Family Viole... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
DPP Wants 8 Sunshine Secondary Students Charged With ArsonNairobi — Director of Public Prosecutions Keriako Tobiko has challenged Monday'
DPP Wants 8 Sunshine Secondary Students Charged With Arson
AllAfrica.com / Posted 28 days ago
Nairobi — Director of Public Prosecutions Keriako Tobiko has challenged Monday's ruling by the Children's Court that allowed eight Sunshine Secondary Scholl students to reach an out-of-court agreement with the school's management. If the agreement... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Wellington youth caught in the actand charged with break and enter and other offences relating to the matter. He
Wellington youth caught in the act
Daily Liberal / Posted 28 days ago
and charged with break and enter and other offences relating to the matter. He was refused bail to appear before the Dubbo Children's Court .’’ "Arrests like this is a significant plus for the community as a whole as it is mostly the case that a... Read more
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Herald.ie
Former child movie star gets five months for punching boy (13)convictions. Curry fell into trouble within a couple of years of promoting Kis
Former child movie star gets five months for punching boy (13)
Herald.ie / Posted 28 days ago
convictions. Curry fell into trouble within a couple of years of promoting Kisses when he received probation at Smithfield Children's Court in April 2011 for handling stolen property in April 2010. Curry received a five-year suspended jail term in... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Mpumalanga man in custody over 11-year-old girl's R10 rape2016-07-28 15:09 Children's court. (Duncan Alfreds, News24) Elukwatini - A 53
Mpumalanga man in custody over 11-year-old girl's R10 rape
News 24 South Africa / Posted 28 days ago
2016-07-28 15:09 Children's court. (Duncan Alfreds, News24) Elukwatini - A 53-year-old Mpumalanga man accused of raping an 11-year-old girl, and giving her R10 to keep quiet about it, has... Read more
29d
News 24 South Africa
Convicted paedophile who tutored children in dock for rapeChildren's court. (Duncan Alfreds, News24) Cape Town - A convicted paedophile
Convicted paedophile who tutored children in dock for rape
News 24 South Africa / Posted 29 days ago
Children's court. (Duncan Alfreds, News24) Cape Town - A convicted paedophile who offered private tutoring for children, appeared in the Mitchell’s Plain Magistrate's Court on Wednesday on a charge of rape. He allegedly raped the victim between... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Rapist dad gets 23-year prison term after claiming daughter framed himChildren's court. (Duncan Alfreds, News24) Mbombela - A Mpumalanga father who
Rapist dad gets 23-year prison term after claiming daughter framed him
News 24 South Africa / Posted 30 days ago
Children's court. (Duncan Alfreds, News24) Mbombela - A Mpumalanga father who claimed that his 14-year-old daughter fabricated allegations that he raped her twice has been sentenced to 23 years imprisonment. The 39-year-old father from Mbombela,... Read more
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