Prisoner rape is illegal – Magistrate Badenhorst must be held accountable

Sonke Gender Justice and Just Detention International condemn Magistrate Herman Badenhorst’s statement: “In prison, you can rape prisoners if you feel like it – at least you won’t be around little children.” According to an IOL news report on Monday 15 July, the magistrate uttered these words while sentencing Neo Molaudzi for raping and robbing a 13 year old boy.

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