Good morning,My brother was accused of r...

Asked by Sampi Maseko on 25-08-2022 10:45:07
Question posted in the Criminal Law category relating to Free State

Good morning,My brother was accused of rape in 2016, his dna sample was taken and sent to the lab. the result came back negative and he was acquitted. To his surprise, he was called in again in 2019 to give another dna sample, this time the result came back positive. He has since been detained until today without trial.

Is this lawful?

The state lawyer told him to say he is guilty to get a lighter sentence, but he is not guilty.

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