Hewitt rape survivor on parole decision: 'It's amazing to be heard'

2019-10-25 21:33

One of the rape survivors of former tennis star Bob Hewitt says she is "extremely grateful" after his parole was set aside.

Bob Hewitt parole review: Victims given date for representations

2019-10-11 13:20

The victims of convicted rapist and former tennis star Bob Hewitt will be given an opportunity to make representations to have his release on parole overturned.

WATCH | 'I have forgiven him, but he needs to pay' - Bob Hewitt victim to fight his parole

2019-09-16 19:56

Olivia Jasriel, one of the most outspoken victims of former tennis pro and rapist Bob Hewitt, told News24 that she has forgiven him. Watch.

'It's just a constant rerape' - Bob Hewitt victim on parole decision

2019-09-16 08:59

One of the rape victims of former tennis star Bob Hewitt says she is devastated and angry after hearing the news that he is expected to be released on parole on September 23, without consultation with her or other victims.

CONFIRMED: Correctional services board grants convicted rapist Bob Hewitt parole, survivors to seek urgent review

2019-09-15 11:29

A correctional services board has granted parole to convicted rapist and former tennis player and coach Bob Hewitt.

Lawyer says convicted rapist Bob Hewitt to be released on parole - report

2019-09-12 22:44

The lawyer for one of the victims of disgraced former tennis player Bob Hewitt has reportedly requested that a decision by the Correctional Services to release him on parole be reviewed.

Convicted rapist and ex-tennis star Bob Hewitt applies for parole

2018-10-01 14:32

Former tennis star Bob Hewitt, who is serving six years in prison for the rape and sexual assault of three teenage girls, is applying for parole after serving just two years of his jail term.

Hewitt hands himself over to police in Port Elizabeth

2016-09-20 11:54

Former tennis champion and convicted rapist Bob Hewitt has handed himself over to police at St Albans Correctional Facility in Port Elizabeth.

Hewitt has 7 days to hand himself over, lawyer says

2016-09-13 09:22

Former tennis champion and convicted rapist Bob Hewitt must hand himself over to police within seven days following the Constitutional Court’s dismissal of his appeal.

Bob Hewitt in last ditch attempt to avoid jail

2016-06-20 20:23

Former tennis champion and convicted child rapist Bob Hewitt had his bail extended on pending a last-ditch attempt to avoid jail.


Bob Hewitt to remain in jail

2019-10-25 17:43

Convicted rapist and former tennis star Bob Hewitt is to remain behind bars after the Correctional Supervision and Parole Review Board reviewed and set aside his parole placement.

EXPLAINER | Bob Hewitt: Understanding parole, who gets it and why

2019-09-17 21:40

There has been an outcry after convicted rapist and tennis coach Bob Hewitt was allowed to apply for his release on parole after serving just three years in prison. News24 explains how parole works and what factors are considered.

Mandy Wiener: Hewitt parole fiasco demonstrates how the system fails victims

2019-09-16 09:00

While the government and the president have been at pains to show that they care about gender based violence, they have failed to demonstrate that the system works for targets of rape and sexual assault, writes Mandy Wiener.

Decision to place Bob Hewitt on parole to be reviewed, date of placement is now suspended

2019-09-15 15:58

Minister of Justice & Correctional Services, Ronald Lamola has instructed the National Commissioner of Correctional Services, Arthur Fraser, to take the decision to place convicted rapist Bob Hewitt on parole on review.

Convicted rapist Bob Hewitt will NOT be released on parole... yet

2019-09-13 08:10

Convicted rapist and former tennis champ Bob Hewitt, 79, will not be released on parole as earlier reported,as the parole board has not yet made a decision about his release.

Bob Hewitt denied application to convert prison sentence to house arrest

2018-11-23 13:45

Convicted rapist Bob Hewitt has been denied an application to convert his prison sentence into house arrest.

Hewitt victim helps KZN matric pupil after rape

2016-11-10 08:19

One of former tennis champion Bob Hewitt's rape victims is helping a KwaZulu-Natal matric pupil who wrote a matric exam shortly after she was raped.

Hewitt's appeal over rape sentence rejected

2016-09-13 09:24

Convicted child rapist Bob Hewitt has had an appeal to have his six-year jail term reduced by South Africa's Constitutional Court, rejected.

Hewitt successful in bail extension

2016-06-20 21:07

The High Court in Johannesburg on Monday granted convicted rapist Bob Hewitt's application to have his bail extended.

Judge slams police for arresting Hewitt

2016-06-20 14:00

High Court Judge Brian Spilg has slammed the police for placing convicted rapist Bob Hewitt under arrest as he waited to have his bail extension application heard.

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