Sex case: Ex-pastor may appeal to supreme court

2008-06-27 00:00

Former Richards Bay pastor Marthinus Coetzee, who was sentenced to four years’ jail on Tuesday after his appeal against his indecent assault and crimen injuria convictions was rejected, was yesterday given permission to appeal to the Supreme Court.

Coetzee will be allowed to appeal against both his convictions and sentences. He was originally convicted in Empangeni of fondling young women and questioning girls about sex.

His bail of R5 000 was increased to R10 000.

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