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Abuse victim finally gets her day in court after protracted delays over 3 years

23 May 2018 9:35 AM
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Rape
Sexual abuse
Uitenhage
child sexual abuse
chantelle akers

Sexual abuse survivor, Chantelle Akers, says all she wants is closure from the court proceedings.

The case of historical abuse of Chantelle Akers - who accused her father of raping her nearly 30 years ago over a period of 6 years since she was 11 - will finally be heard in a Uitenhage court on Wednesday.

The case has seen postponements over the past three years.

READ: What are the reasons behind sexual abuse survivors speaking out years later?

He always managed to get the case postponed due to ill-health. That was his excuse. Every time I got to court for the case, there was a sick note or something.

Chantelle Akers, allegedly raped by her father

I was beginning to feel I was being abused by the courts. He was being protected.

Chantelle Akers, allegedly raped by her father

Listen to what Akers expectations are from court proceedings...


23 May 2018 9:35 AM
Tags:
Rape
Sexual abuse
Uitenhage
child sexual abuse
chantelle akers

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