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Alleged sex offender Willem Breytenbach is expected to apply for bail when he makes his first appearance in court on Thursday.
The wind had picked up that morning, blowing ominously around the corners of what seemed to be an empty house. The curtains were drawn and there was no sounds or signs of movement coming from it. Breytenbach was gone, it seemed.
Alleged sex offender Willem Breytenbach - who has been accused of rape by Johannesburg-based copywriter Deon Wiggett - has been arrested in Hartenbos in the Southern Cape.
Six more young men have accused former media executive Willem Breytenbach of sexual grooming, harassment and assault during his time at Media24 and as a digital entrepreneur.
Allegations of sexual abuse and rape are piling up against Willem Breytenbach, a former teacher and media executive who has been implicated in My Only Story, a weekly podcast by Deon Wiggett which is co-published by News24.
Another man has accused Willem Breytenbach, a former Media24 magazine executive and teacher, of sexual abuse.
The former teacher and journalist, revealed as a sexual predator in Deon Wiggett's podcast series My Only Story, says he's got nothing to say to the media.
Deon Wiggett, in a series of podcasts co-published by News24, recounts a chilling story of how he and other boys were allegedly sexually molested more than 20 years ago by a man who used to be a teacher at a prestigious school and later became a senior corporate executive.
Media24 and its holding company, Naspers, have expressed shock at the allegations of sex crimes against former senior executive Willem Breytenbach who served in various senior positions in both companies.
Today News24 can reveal the identity of the former schoolteacher and Media24 executive who allegedly raped My Only Story podcast host Deon Wiggett more than 20 years ago.
Alleged sex offender Willem Breytenbach - who has been accused of rape by Johannesburg-based copywriter Deon Wiggett - has been arrested in Hartenbos in the Southern Cape and taken to a police station in Cape Town.
The alleged sex offender Willem Breytenbach - who has been accused of rape by Johannesburg-based copywriter Deon Wiggett - was arrested at his psychologist's practice in Hartenbos, close to Mossel Bay, in the Southern Cape on Tuesday.
Three criminal cases and an enquiry case docket have been registered in relation to allegations of sexual abuse against former media executive Willem Breytenbach.
It is between these two places, Kroonstad and Three Anchor Bay, that Willem Breytenbach spent the prime of his adult life - what now appears to be an undeniable fact - as a sexual predator and got away with it. For 40 years.
In this much-anticipated finale of a series of podcasts co-published by News24, Deon Wiggett recounts a chilling story of how he and other boys were allegedly sexually molested more than 20 years ago by Willem Breytenbach, who used to be a teacher at a prestigious school and later became an executive at Media24.
After disappearing off the radar since the publication of a podcast implicating him as a sex offender, News24 has been pulling out all the stops to locate teacher-turned-journalist Willem Breytenbach.
'Jimmy', or former high school teacher and senior Media24 executive Willem Breytenbach, has been on the run since revelations of his alleged sex crimes were published two weeks ago. He has still not been found. This is how the drama unfolded.
Deon Wiggett - who has been tracking down the man who allegedly raped him more than 20 years ago in a four-part true crime podcast supplied exclusively to News24 - has unmasked the man he had previously referred to as "Jimmy" as Willem Breytenbach, a former Grey College teacher and Media24 executive.
Willem Breytenbach, a former teacher-turned-journalist who became an executive at Media24 before he left the company in 2014, is accused of raping a schoolboy more than 20 years ago when he headed-up a school newspaper project for the company.
Deon Wiggett, in a four-part true crime podcast supplied exclusively to News24, tracks down the man who sexually abused him more than 20 years ago.
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