ARTICLES RELATING TO BOB HEWITT

Hewitt stone-faced after leave to appeal conviction dismissed

2015-06-19 14:41

Former tennis star and convicted rapist Bob Hewitt remained stony-faced as the High Court in Pretoria ruled that he could appeal his effective six year sentence, but not his conviction.

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NEWSPAPERS : Hewitt, Jordaan and EFF sex scandal

Bob Hewitt, Danny Jordaan and an alleged EFF sex scandal are among todya's We take you through the today's newspaper front pages.

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Newspapers focus on Jordaan as PE mayor & Hewitt's prison sentence

Danny Jordaan has been named mayor of Port Elizabeth while former tennis star Bob Hewitt has been sentenced to six years in prison for rape and sexual assault. Today's newspapers look at these stories.

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Something good came out of the downfall of Bob Hewitt

2015-05-18 17:48

The message that the judge sent is a strong one. Rape is not okay. And it will not be okay, three decades later.

Tennis star Bob Hewitt jailed for six years

2015-05-18 12:55

Tennis star and convicted rapist Bob Hewitt has been sentenced to an effective six years in jail, with the judge saying there are "clearly no prospects of rehabilitation".

Uncertainty over Hewitt sentencing date

2015-05-18 05:45

It is unclear if sentencing procedures for convicted rapist Bob Hewitt will take place as scheduled at the High Court in Pretoria.

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HEADLINES: Lamoer, xenophobia & Hewitt

In today's headlines: a top Cape cop will appear in court for corruption, the State Security Minister speaks about the origin of the xenophobic attacks and Bob Hewitt is expected to be sentenced.

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HEADLINES: Eskom, Hewitt, Netanyahu & cricket semi-final

Cyril Ramaphosa meet business leaders over Eskom, Bob Hewitt is granted R10 000 bail, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu apologises to Arab Israelis & we give you what you need to know on the Cricket World Cup.

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Sheehan: I forgave Hewitt long ago

2015-03-23 14:38

Former Grand Slam tennis champion Bob Hewitt has already served his sentence, one of his former students, Suellen Sheehan says. She also says she has already forgiven him.

Bob Hewitt found guilty of rape

2015-03-23 11:48

Former Grand Slam tennis champion Bob Hewitt, 75, has been found guilty of two counts of rape and one of indecent assault.

 

Hewitt loses bid to appeal conviction

2015-06-19 11:39

The High Court in Pretoria has dismissed convicted rapist Bob Hewitt's application for leave to appeal his conviction, but has granted him leave to appeal his effective six-year sentence.

Shock as Hewitt goes home

2015-05-19 11:20

Gasps filled the High Court in Pretoria as former tennis star Bob Hewitt was allowed to go home for a month while his new lawyer prepares his application for leave to appeal his convictions for rape and indecent assault.

Hewitt to apply for leave to appeal

2015-05-19 05:39

Bob Hewitt will ask for leave to appeal his conviction on two counts of rape and one of sexual assault in the High Court in Pretoria.

Rapist Bob Hewitt to appeal sentence

2015-05-18 17:15

Former tennis star Bob Hewitt narrowly escaped starting his six-year stretch in jail for two rapes and a sexual assault after High Court Judge Bert Bam extended his bail for an appeal application.

Hewitt’s wife begs judge to show him mercy

2015-05-18 11:57

Former tennis champion Bob Hewitt will soon be sentenced for two convictions of rape and one of sexual assault, after the High Court in Pretoria heard pre-sentencing evidence that swung between mercy and retribution for the 75-year old.

Bob Hewitt sentencing postponed to May

2015-04-17 13:29

Sentencing proceedings against former Grand Slam tennis champion Bob Hewitt have postponed until May 18.

Convicted rapist Bob Hewitt to be sentenced

2015-04-17 05:30

Convicted rapist Bob Hewitt is expected to be sentenced in the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria.

Hewitt granted R10 000 bail

2015-03-23 17:12

Convicted rapist Bob Hewitt has been granted R10 000 bail by the North Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg sitting in Palm Ridge.

Sheehan sobs as Bob Hewitt convicted

2015-03-23 13:41

Tears streamed down Suellen Sheehan's face when former Grand slam tennis champion Bob Hewitt was convicted of two counts of rape and one of sexual assault by the South Gauteng High Court sitting in Palm Ridge.

Closing arguments expected in Hewitt case

2015-03-23 05:33

The South Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg, sitting in Palm Ridge will hear closing arguments in the rape and sexual assault case of Bob Hewitt.

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