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education90Cape Times reports that a parent has expressed her disappointment that the Fellowship College in Melkbosstrand allegedly hired a music teacher while he was involved in sexual assault court proceedings relating to several young boys.  

In 2015, the teacher was accused of fondling at least six boys, aged 9 and 10, while giving them music lessons at Reddam House private school.  He was dismissed from Reddam House and went on to teach at the Fellowship College, the parent indicated.  “My child took lessons with him and would be alone in a room with him.  This was from the start of the year until the end of the year.  I got the shock of my life when I heard that the rumours I had been hearing were true,” the parent stated.  The teacher’s case was heard in the Wynberg Magistrate’s Court last week and the man was found not guilty.  His legal representative William Booth indicated:  “He was found not guilty at the end of the State’s case.  That indicated there was not much of a case against him.”  He added that by teaching he had not been contravening any bail conditions as there was nothing in the conditions about any other school, so he was free to teach anywhere.

  • Read the full original of the report in the above regard by Yolisa Tswanya at Cape Times

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