Cape Town - There was chaos at the Wynberg Magistrate's Court on Monday when Pagad demanded that a madressa teacher accused of molesting a 13-year-old girl be denied bail and stay in jail.
Abdul Karriem Davids from Surrey Estate appeared on a charge of sexual assault after the mother of the victim laid charges against him last week.
The 44-year-old teacher and owner of the Halawat Ul Qur’an Haafith Academy in Ottery, was arrested by the Mitchells Plain Family Violence, Child Protection and Sexual Offences (FCS) Unit on Thursday at the school.
He was taken to Grassy Park Police Station where he was charged for the alleged incident, which occurred during Ramadaan, in May.
The suspect spent the weekend in a jail cell after his lawyer failed to get him released on Thursday night.