Model boss sexual assault trial postponed

Crime & Courts

Johannesburg - The multiple sex assault trial of Modelling South Africa agency boss, Dawie de Villiers, was on Monday postponed at the High Court sitting at the Palm Ridge Magistrate’s Court to Thursday because Judge Cassim Moosa was not available.

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Model agency boss Dawie de Villiers appearing in the Palm Ridge Magistrate's Court on Monday. Picture: Getrude Makhafola

De Villiers faces charges of sexual assault, indecent assault, sexual grooming, possession of child porn, rape, compelled self assault, accessing child porn, fraud and intimidation.

The State has lined up 46 witnesses to testify against De Villiers. The witness list includes young children he allegedly exposed to pornography, alleged victims, experts and investigators.

Some of them have already testified.

De Villers has pleaded not guilty to the charges.

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