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Convicted Rapist Bob Hewitt - Another bid for parole

  • South Africa

    13-03-2020

    Convicted rapist and former tennis star Bob Hewitt has applied for parole yet again. Hewitt was sentenced to six years in jail in 2016 for the rape and sexual assault of two woman he coached decades ago.

    Eversheds Sutherland head of litigation Peter Van Niekerk is representing one of the victims.

    Van Niekerk says a parole hearing has been set for 24 March. 

    We act for one of the victims

    We now have round number three, 24 March 2020, there is another parole hearing to see whether he is going to be granted parole or not.” “We are in the process of filing comprehensive representation opposing his application”. – Peter Van Niekerk, Head of litigation – Eversheds Sutherland

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