Ngcukaitobi ruling | When the law is wrong

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Ngcukaitobi’s October 8 judgment was flawless – it was the legal system that had dramatically failed the alleged rape victim. Photo: Felix Dlangamandla
Ngcukaitobi’s October 8 judgment was flawless – it was the legal system that had dramatically failed the alleged rape victim. Photo: Felix Dlangamandla

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Sitting in the Makhanda High Court in the Eastern Cape, the advocate had been called on to re-evaluate the conviction of 26-year-old appellant Loyiso Coko on one count of rape and the seven-year sentence handed down by the Grahamstown Magistrates’ Court in September 2020.

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