Child-rape accused claims to be victim of extortion

2013-04-16 08:59

Child-rape accused Adrian Wilson-Forbes has claimed to be the “victim” of an extortion campaign thought up by his accusers.

The Cape Times reported today that Forbes (60) denied 79 charges against him in the George Magistrates’ Court yesterday.

The charges included rape, statutory rape, indecent assault and abduction allegedly committed between 2001 and 2012.

According to the newspaper, Forbes told the court one of his alleged male victims organised prostitutes for him.

He said he met the boy George five or six years ago, and did not sexually assault him.

When they met again two months later, the boy had a girl with him and said he could pay for sex with her. He refused.

Two months after that, he agreed to pay for sex.

He reportedly told the court they drove to Victoria Bay, where the girl “in her 20s” performed a sexual act on him while the boy sat in the back of his bakkie.

Overwhelmed with guilt, he decided to end his relationship with the boy and his sexual liaisons with girls.

According to The Cape Times, he claimed the boy, who was now in his early 20s, contacted him in February last year, and that this was when the “blackmail and extortion” began.

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