Child rape, prostitution case postponed

2012-07-19 13:27
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Cape Town - The case of a man charged with drug smuggling, raping a minor and forcing her into prostitution was postponed in the Cape Town Magistrate's Court, the Cape Times reported on Thursday.

The 39-year-old Nigerian appeared in the dock on Wednesday, where lawyers argued the severity of the case.

The State and his lawyer were deciding whether he should be charged with a schedule five or six offence, with the latter being the most serious.

The case was postponed to 31 July for a bail application.
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