'Sunday Rapist' phones used near victims

2012-08-02 14:45

Johannesburg - Cellphones of the "Sunday Rapist" were used in areas where his alleged victims were abducted, an expert testified on Thursday.

Vodacom employee Petro Heyneke gave this information to the High Court, sitting in the Palm Ridge Magistrate's Court in Alberton, during the trial of Johannes Jacobus Steyn.

She said the GPS signal on both Steyn's mobile phones registered at towers in Danville and Roodepoort on the days and times where two murdered girls were abducted.

The cellphones registered at eight other locations where the other alleged "Sunday Rapist" victims were taken between 2008 and 2011.

Heyneke said the data was "as secure as can be".

"The information is 99.9% secure. The system cannot generate information that doesn't exist."

Steyn is accused of murdering teenagers Lazanne Farmer and Louise de Waal.

He is also charged with 11 counts of rape, 10 of sexual assault, 10 of kidnapping, one of attempted sexual assault, one of attempted kidnapping, and two of assault.

He pleaded not guilty to all 37 charges against him.

  • mantothieve.missingman - 2012-08-02 14:56

    Cut this things balls off with a spoon ! I will help !

      john.kirkwood.9619 - 2012-08-02 15:10

      cant agree more, sickens me every time i read somthing about this scum bag hope he dies a very violent death and burns in hell forever

      rbphiri - 2012-08-02 15:22

      "He pleaded not guilty to all 37 charges against him" this rear end of a man is truly unremorseful, he smurks at every court appearance and seems unattentive during court proceedings. I truly hope justice will be served, such human excrement need to be removed from our gene pool. There's a place were all pieces of sh*t belong...and that's called the case of medical parolees, it's called the golf course.

      Bless Boswell - 2012-08-02 21:28

      How can he plead not guilty? Is there no DNA to test? Surely the cops did not muck this up too?

  • kevin.pitzer - 2012-08-02 15:01

    And the noose tighens a little more !

      rbphiri - 2012-08-02 15:24

      Hopefully to the point of asphyxiation

  • shellerjc.rjc - 2012-08-02 15:09


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      rbphiri - 2012-08-02 15:27

      Cut him from the neck up because his a d*ck head.

  • johann.fourie - 2012-08-02 16:41

    Lucky bastard!! My MTN signal is next to none in Rustenburg...

      eric.shinn.90 - 2012-08-02 17:09

      Could have been funny but considering the background, even I see that one as a sick FAIL!!

  • jabulani.ngwenya.90 - 2012-08-03 17:38

    Mbaulua, if you know the guy just call them and tell them to stop, that is if yo don't want to sue.

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