Thursday, May 24, 2012

NPA will approach the Supreme Court of Appeal


Andiswa Mkosi
24 May 2012


The Western Cape High Court has granted the NPA leave to appeal a judgment that prevented a man from being sentenced for forcibly fondling a woman.


The NPA will now approach the Supreme Court of Appeal.


The Riversdale Magistrate’s Court in the Southern Cape found earlier this month that a flaw in the Sexual Offences Act meant that there was no penalty for the behaviour of the accused.


Other offences without a penalty include sexual assault and consensual sexual acts with children.


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