263 Johannes Steyn dubbed the Sunday rapist smiles at the Palmridge magistrates court where he faces multiple rape and murder charges. 240712. Picture: Bongiwe Mchunu

The alleged "Sunday rapist" would not call any alibi witness because they were "scared of the media", he told the High Court.

During cross-examination Carina Coetzee, for the State, asked the rape and murder-accused, Johannes Jacobus Steyn, why he had not called anyone of his alibi witnesses to verify his whereabouts.