Man, 77, appears for sex abuse

2013-07-23 22:40


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Cape Town - The bail application of a 77-year-old man accused of sexual exploitation was postponed in the Goodwood Magistrate's Court on Tuesday.

The man would appear again on Wednesday to apply for legal aid.

He is being charged for crimes allegedly committed against two 14-year-old girls, a 15-year-old girl, and a 20-year-old woman between 2010 and this year.

He faces three charges of rape, sexual exploitation and sexual grooming.

The four were rescued from a house in Richwood in a joint police operation earlier in the month.

"[They] had previously been recruited from Dunoon and taken to Richwood, where they were sexually abused and exposed to pornography and prostitution," said Cape Town's assistant vice squad chief Nathan Ladegourdie.

They were taken into protective custody.

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