Convicted rapist Bob Hewitt is working on another bid to get parole
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 women he coached decades ago.
Eversheds Sutherland head of litigation Pieter Van Niekerk is representing one of the victims.
Van Niekerk says a parole hearing has been set for 24 March.
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 act for one of the victims andPieter Van Niekerk, Head of litigation - Eversheds Sutherland
We are in the process of filing comprehensive representation opposing his application.Pieter Van Niekerk, Head of litigation - Eversheds Sutherland
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