‘I didn’t know spanking my child was a crime’: father awaits sentencing for assault

The violence is said to have happened in the mother’s presence, but she only reported the father during the divorce proceedings, says dad’s attorney

13 February 2024 - 21:07

A father’s lack of knowledge that the Constitutional Court judgment that criminalised spanking a child could land him a criminal record has pleaded guilty to disciplining his three children by giving them a hiding...

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