Former modelling agency boss in the dock for rape

2015-10-05 05:37


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Johannesburg – The former head of a modelling agency is expected to appear in court on Monday on charges of raping and sexually assaulting young women.

He could face additional charges of fraud, intimidation and crimen injuria, Warrant Officer Veronica Banks, of the police’s child protection unit, told Carte Blanche recently.

He previously appeared in the Kempton Park Magistrate’s Court and was granted bail.

One of his alleged victims, model Natasha Bellingham, appeared on Carte Blanche and appealed to other girls to come forward and lay charges.

The man has denied the allegations.

The matter was expected to be heard in the High Court sitting in Palm Ridge on Monday.

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