He appeared briefly in court in Pretoria yesterday. He was clean-shaven and wearing a modern, grey jersey, and with a tattoo visible on his arm - which appears to read Brian.
He did not attempt to hide his face from the gallery as he had done on previous occasions.
Organisations supporting the 7-year-old girl he allegedly raped at the Dros in Silverton in September last year have pleaded with the court not to afford him any preferential treatment “because he is white”.
Ninow was brought into courtroom 16 at the Pretoria’s Magistrate’s Court only after the magistrate was seated.