Dirk Prinsloo: I still think of Barbie

2013-06-11 09:11
Dirk Prinsloo (File, Volksblad)

Dirk Prinsloo (File, Volksblad)

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Pretoria - Former South African fugitive, Dirk Prinsloo, currently serving a 13-year prison sentence in Belarus, says he still thinks of his former lover, Cézanne Visser, dubbed Advocate Barbie by the media.

In a letter to Beeld newspaper, Prinsloo wrote: “I think daily of her pain and loss. The world has been robbed of one of the most talented people because her legal and entertainment careers were cut short,” reported Volksblad.

Prinsloo said he trained three times a week with weights the prisoners made themselves from old truck parts. 

“There is no covered training area, so we train outside in the sun, rain or snow. If there is no wind, I can train if it’s -15°C,” he writes.

He said in the prison he was often told: “The greatness of a man is measured according to the greatness of his enemies.”

He said negative reporting about South Africa had increased his stature in the crime underworld.

He maintains there is a “double agenda” at work and that South African authorities don’t want him extradited as the case against him and Visser is weak.

He believes Visser will “bounce back” from the injustices that were inflicted on her and himself.

Visser is currently serving a seven-year term after being convicted on 11 charges relating to sexual offences involving children and adults.
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