Alleged sex pest teacher 'was great'

2013-10-08 09:44

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Johannesburg - Pupils at Hyde Park High School described an alleged sex pest teacher as great.

The teacher, accused of sending naked pictures of himself to a pupil, appeared in court on Monday and is now out on bail. He will appear in court again in November.

A matric pupil at the school told The Star the man was a great teacher who was always cracking jokes.

On 30 July the teacher engaged in a late night WhatsApp chat with the boy's mother, thinking it was the teenager. The teacher allegedly sent numerous sexual images and made sexual suggestions.

The boy’s mother told Eyewitness News that in these cases, it’s important for children to remember that they are victims. She also warned parents to act quickly and go to the police.

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