Child rape cases suffer ‘setback’ after training delays court process

Activists slam planning and say children are being retraumatised by months-long delays in trials

06 December 2021 - 19:24 By GRAEME HOSKEN

For two years an East Rand mother has waited patiently for justice for her 14-year-old daughter who was repeatedly raped after a church vigil in Johannesburg.

Since the attack on January 25 2020, the case, which is being heard in the Johannesburg magistrate’s sexual offences court, has been delayed nine times...

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