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Justice to officially launch a Sexual Offences Court in Boschfontein

22 March 2017

As part of commemorating Human Rights Month, the Deputy Minister of Justice and Constitutional Development, Mr John Jeffery will officially launch the Boschfontein Sexual Offences Court in Mpumalanga on 24 March 2017. The Deputy Minister will be accompanied by the Premier David Mabuza, Executive Mayor, Cllr Thulisile Swenky Khoza and other stakeholders.

The new model sexual offences courts aim to improve the conviction rate in sexual crimes, decrease the turnaround time in resolving these matters at court level and to provide services in such a way as to support victims throughout the process.

The event is scheduled as follows:

Date               : 24 March 2017
Time               : 10:00
Venue            : Boschfontein Magistrate Court, Cnr. Boschfontein & Drie koppies road, Nkomazi district, Mpumalanga

For media confirmations contact: Suzan Mphuthi on 083 6725805/ smphuthi@justice.gov.za.

Issued by the Department of Justice and Constitutional Development

Enquiries:
Mthunzi Mhaga
Spokesperson for the Ministry of Justice and Correctional Services
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