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NC schoolteacher accused of raping teen to return to court for formal bail bid

A Kimberley primary school teacher will head back to court on Thursday for a formal bail application.

The 41-year-old stands accused of raping a 13-year-old girl.

He made his first court appearance on Monday.

The teacher faces a charge of rape after he allegedly preyed on the 13-year-old learner.

He appeared in the Kimberley Magistrates Court on Monday where the matter was postponed to later this week.

The National Prosecuting Authority (NPA)’s Mojalefa Senokoatsane said: “The accused will be remanded in custody until his next appearance on 19 November for formal bail application. The State will be opposing bail.”

-The Citizen

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Kelly Khumalo

The luxury car in question is a 2011 Porsche Cayenne Tiptronic vehicle that she purchased in March 2017 through a loan of R500 000 from Nedbank. Learn More

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