Dros rapist: ‘It was the drugs … I can be an amazing person’

17 October 2019 - 06:20 By Nomahlubi Jordaan
Convicted rapist Nicholas Ninow testifies in mitigation of sentence in the North Gauteng High Court.
Convicted rapist Nicholas Ninow testifies in mitigation of sentence in the North Gauteng High Court.
Image: Gallo Images/Phill Magakoe

Convicted Dros rapist Nicholas Ninow presented himself to court on Wednesday as a broken man and a drug addict suffering from depression and bipolar disorder.

During sentencing proceedings he recounted how had a troubled, drug-addled childhood, and how his addict mother had introduced him to chemical drugs.

Tearing up at one point, he read out a poem he had written for his seven-year-old victim.

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