Abused children suffer the law's delays

Abused children suffer the law's delays

Childline has applied to the Northern Cape High Court for an order reinstating Regional Court magistrate Pumelele Hole for long enough to allow him to complete his part-heard matters. Childline is very concerned that his suspension will have adverse consequences for a number of children.

Hole’s “misconduct” relates to his managing to get on the wrong side of Khandilizwe Nqadala, who not only has powerful connections in the Northern Cape police and with local ANC supremo John Block, but who is also President of the Regional Court of the Northern Cape, and therefore Hole’s boss.

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