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KZN female magistrate suspended for handing out lenient sentences to rapists

22 July 2020 11:34 AM
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Kholeka Bodlani has made headlines in recent months over her handling of rape cases.

KwaZulu-Natal magistrate Kholeka Bodlani has been suspended for handing out lenient sentences to rapists.

Bodlani made headlines in recent months over her handling of rape cases, with critics calling her judgments severely impaired.

RELATED: Why life sentences aren't the solution to SA's rape crisis

In a recent case, the magistrate imposed only a suspended sentence on a man who had sexually assaulted a six-year-old girl.




22 July 2020 11:34 AM
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