Parktown Boys' predator claims HE was abused at the school

The sentencing proceedings against convicted sexual predator Collan Rex continued in the Palm Ridge Magistrate Court with a pre-sentencing statement on Tuesday.

The former Parktown Boys assistant water polo coach has been convicted of 144 counts of sexual assault and 12 counts of common assault.

In his pre-sentencing statement, Rex claims he himself was sexually assaulted during his time at the school.

Eyewitness News reporter Kgomotso Modise has more on the story.

The pre-sentencing statement had bits of an interview they had conducted with him at certain stages, where he details how he was assaulted. He says he was assaulted at his time at Parktown Boys, how that behavior was normalised. The fact that they would play games where they would touch each other's genitals and buttocks....

Kgomotso Modise, EWN reporter

The pre- sentencing report will serve as an important report when Judge Johnson gives a sentence.

Kgomotso Modise, EWN reporter

Click on the link below to listen to the full report....


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