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Port Elizabeth - A 44-year-old man charged with distributing pornography featuring his eight-year-old twin daughters is expected to appear in the Port Elizabeth Magistrate's Court on Monday.

The man, who is from Lorraine in Port Elizabeth, cannot be named to protect the identity of his children.

The father of the twin girls faces three charges relating to the creation, distribution, and possession of child pornography, which is a schedule five offence. He was arrested in November last year by members of the South African Police Service (SAPS) family violence, child protection, and sexual offences unit.

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He allegedly took photographs of his daughters while they were naked and distributed the images online.

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The charge sheet also states the accused was allegedly found in possession of child and baby pornography stored on his laptop computer. He is out on bail of R10 000.