Grandfather in court for sexual abuse

2012-03-02 14:18
Port Elizabeth - A 58-year-old grandfather who pleaded guilty to two counts of sexual assault appeared in the Humansdorp Magistrate's Court on Friday, Eastern Cape police said.

"The case was postponed to March 30, pending a psychologist's report," Lieutenant Colonel Priscilla Naidu said.

The grandfather pleaded guilty on January 11 this year to sexually abusing his granddaughters.

Naidu said the man sexually abused his 4-year-old and 7-year-old granddaughters, who were living next door to him in Humansdorp.

"The children reported the sexual abuse to their mother just before Christmas. The man was arrested soon afterwards. "During his second appearance he pleaded guilty and was released on R5 000 bail," said Naidu.

Bail conditions state the man is not allowed to reside in the Humansdorp area.

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