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A Timeline: How the case against convicted child rapist Nicholas Ninow unfolded

15 October 2019 10:22 AM
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Nicholas Ninow was found guilty of raping a child in a Dros restaurant. He could face a life sentence for his premeditated actions.

The sentencing proceedings for convicted child rapist Nicholas Ninow are expected to begin on Wednesday.

He's likely to spend the rest of his life behind bars.

Ninow raped a seven-year-old girl in the bathroom of a Silverton restaurant in Pretoria in September last year.

He was found guilty of rape, possession of drugs and defeating the ends of justice but he was acquitted of assault.

South Africans were outraged when the news of the horrific case broke on the internet last year.

Here's a look back at how the story unfolded:

25 September 2018:

26 September 2018:

28 September 2018:

2 October 2018:

  • Bail is not granted and the case is remanded till 1 November 2018 while Ninow remains in custody.

1 November 2018:

  • The Pretoria Magistrate's Court refers Ninow to Weskoppies Psychiatric Hospital for mental observation in order to determine if he is fit for trial.

8 February 2019:

5 March 2019:

  • A trial date is set for the rape accused, from 9 to 20 September.

9 September 2019:

10 September 2019:

11 September 2019:

12 September 2019:

16 September 2019:

11 October 2019:

Sentencing proceedings begin on Wednesday, 16 October.


15 October 2019 10:22 AM
Tags:
child rapist
Nicholas Ninow
Dros rapist
Dros rape case
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Dros rape trial
sentencing proceedings

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